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American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Program

LWT2D Program Overview

Where Do I Begin Covers English and Spanish

Living With Type 2 Diabetes is a free, 12-month program that provides information and support to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Program members can choose to receive their information online or through the mail. The program is available in English or Spanish.

Where Do I Begin?
You have so many questions when first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This booklet starts to answer them and invites you to enroll in the Living With Type 2 Diabetes program for more information and support. Call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) or ask your doctor for a copy.

Each member will receive 6 mailings through the 12-month program, which includes the following:

Packet 1 Books

Getting Started—Spotlight: Diabetes Basics


This first packet provides diabetes basics to set patients up for the successful journey ahead, including reducing stress, creating a healthy meal, and overcoming barriers to being active.

Program members also receive:


Living With Type 2 Diabetes Monthly E-newsletter: Get practical tips, new recipes, and hear from others living with diabetes through this monthly e-newsletter!

Opportunity to Connect with Others: Find an active online community where you can ask questions and share your thoughts with others.

Get to know your local American Diabetes Association and meet others living with diabetes in your community. Enroll in the FREE Living With Type 2 Diabetes program. Visit diabetes.org/living or call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383).