BMI chart tailored for Asian and Asian American adults
Use your weight and height to find out your body mass index, BMI. This index assesses your risk for health conditions that are related to weight. The health indications from the BMI for Asian and Asian Americans are different than that for non-Hispanic white.
Learn how to read a food label and understand different food label terms. Follow these tips in selecting a healthier food in the grocery store next time.
Try this tasty recipe that has given a healthy twist to the traditional shrimp fried rice dish that you are so familiar with.
One-week blood glucose record sheet
Test and keep track of your blood glucose for better diabetes control, and prevent diabetes complications. Bring your records to your visits with the doctor and/or diabetes educator. He/she will be able to provide the best recommendations accordingly.
Tips to enjoy a holiday while staying healthy
Follow these tips and enjoy a holiday with your family and friends while staying healthy.
A check list for different health assessments
Know more about when and how frequently you need to do different health assessments for better managing your diabetes and preventing complications
Diagnosis of diabetes and pre-diabetes
Learn more about how the blood tests for diabetes and pre-diabetes diagnosis are done. Discuss further with your health care providers about your blood test results.
Treatment for low blood glucose
Learn how to recognize, prevent and treat low blood glucose in a safe and effective way.
Understanding the types of diabetes
Understand the differences between the two most common types of diabetes - type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Learn also about the causes and symptoms of diabetes to help you in preventing and detecting the disease earlier.
Tips in staying active through daily activities
Stay active throughout the day by incorporating different physical activities. It is more than just exercising in the gym!
Food list that includes common Chinese American food for basic carb counting
Learn how to estimate the amount of carbohydrates (carb) in the food you eat. This handout ONLY serves as a tool to help you count the carb. This does NOT tell you the amount of food that you should have. Meet with a registered dietitian to find out the amount of carb that you need and a meal plan that fits your lifestyle and health condition.
Snack ideas that include some common Asian American food
Give these healthier snack choices a try. These snack ideas are ONLY some examples. This does NOT mean that you can only have these food as your snacks. Discuss with your registered dietitian about your personalized meal plan, and learn how to choose or prepare healthy snacks.
Sample meals that include some common Chinese American dishes
Give these healthy meals a try. These sample meals are ONLY some examples. This does NOT mean that you can only have these food in your meals. Discuss with your registered dietitian about your personalized meal plan, and learn how to put together your own meal in a healthy way.
A guide to help you find your way to Joslin Diabetes Center
A directions that you can take with you as you find your way to Joslin Diabetes Center