Managing type 2 diabetes can be overwhelming – use this easy-to-read booklet to make it understandable and actionable.
Order the brochure “I Can Manage Type 2 Diabetes: Up-to-date information on ways to live well with diabetes”. This brochure covers up-to-date information on ways to live well with diabetes. The “I Can” series is designed to help those living with type 2 diabetes to live a longer, fuller life. The brochure is 36-page plus covers.
- Under 40 pages, 6” x 9” format
- 4th grade reading level using plain language principles
- Inspiring testimonials to support key points
- Engaging content with step-by-step calls to action
- Solutions to everyday problems can lead to longer term behavior change
- Appropriate, action-oriented photos
About the Authors
Jann Keenan, Ed.S., brings over 3 decades in the health literacy and health equity fields. A public health educator, she has written more than 400 print and multi-media materials (booklets, brochures, curricula, videos) and received a dozen national awards for her plain language writing and design, Clients include government agencies, hospitals, universities, pharmaceuticals, and insurance companies. She keynotes and presents on health literacy and disease management and medical adherence at national conference. Jann offers numerous workshops on plain language writing and design. Seasoned in the field of diabetes, she wrote a 6-module interactive curriculum on diabetes for Latinos and served as the health literacy design lead for the Center for Disease Control’s Prevent T2 (type 2 diabetes). She also crafted the communications plan, and wrote and implemented community-based diabetes and high blood pressure management programs offered throughout the states. Jann earned her Ed.S. in Instructional Design from Indiana University.
Julia Wittner, M.A., has more than 23 years of experience as a writer and editor. She develops easy-to-read print and web-based products for diverse audiences that are clear, engaging, and culturally and linguistically appropriate. She served as the Lead Author of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Prevention Program curriculum, Prevent T2. The 26-module curriculum is written in plain language and promotes modest weight loss (5-7%) through a 12-month lifestyle change program. Julia earned an M.A. in Magazine Writing and Editing from the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.
This publication was vetted by:
Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CHES, CDE
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Department of Endocrinology
CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
Terrye Peterson, RN,CDE, Clinical Nurse IV
Patient Health Education, Diabetes
University of California, Irvine
Building 22 A, Ste 3104
101 The City Drive
Orange, CA 92868