Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program

Ke Ola Mamo is pleased to announce our partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Here at Ke Ola Mamo, it is our commitment to help patients get connected with quality educational content and resources. We are partnering with the ADA, the leading global authority on diabetes to help empower, educate, and promote the health and well-being of the Native Hawaiian community.

We invite you to participate in the Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program sponsored by Ke Ola Mamo in partnership with the American Diabetes Association.

Statistics

41% of Hawaiians are living with prediabetes
14% are living with diabetes
1 out of 10 Hawaiians have diabetes with 22% being Native Hawaiian
85% of people are not aware or don’t know their risk for type 2 diabetes
Are you or someone you know at risk for diabetes or have been diagnosed with diabetes and want to keep up with the latest info?
Find out here- take the American Diabetes Association 60 second risk assessment.

Use this website

Anyone who wants to know more about diabetes and diabetes management. Available in English and Spanish.

No, all we need is a bit of your time to participate in the program brought to you through the comfort of your own home.

Participants will receive six e-booklets, each with the topic aimed to meet the participants where they are after diagnosis.
E-booklet topics include:
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Stress and Emotions
  • Physical Activity
  • Preventing diabetes complications
  • Staying on track
Monthly e-newsletter offering seasonal tips and resources to help the participant thrive with diabetes
Peer support through the ADA’s Online Community
Information about local community events
All patients will receive an invitation to attend the Hawaii Virtual Support Group.

ADA Hawaii Adult Virtual Online Support Group Series
9-10:30 AM Hawaii time
3rd Wednesday every month from (July-Dec 2020)

Past events:
July 22
Living with Diabetes
Douglas Park
Master LC Trainer

August 19
Emotional Wellbeing and Coping during COVID-19
Nicole Marie Aurellano, PSY.D

September 16
Blood Glucose Monitoring:
Jane Kadohiro
DrPH, APRN, CDCES, FAADE

Upcoming events:
October 20
Nutrition
Judy Thompson
MPH, RD, CDCES

November 18
Cooking for the Holidays
Celebrity Chef, Sam Choy

December 16
Virtual Festivities
Special guest

*Dates and speakers are subject to change

To attend, please call the American Diabetes Association at 808-947-5979 Ext. 7042 or email adahawaii@diabetes.org for registration link information.

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in the Resource and Wellness Series:
  • It will be hosted monthly locally in Hawaii.
  • Participants will have access to on-demand and live programming
  • A handout corresponding to the designated topic will be available for download by the participants during the virtual event.
  • All live sessions will be recorded so participants can have access to them for review and continued learning.
Resource Wellness Series topics:
  • Fitness and Physical Activity
  • Nutrition and Meal Planning
  • Meditation and Stress Management
  • Medication Adherence
  • Technology and Diabetes
  • Advocacy
Plus:
Enrollees who submit their email address also receive the Healthy Living newsletter (in English)
Enrollees who also include their phone number will receive an invitation to participate in the monthly ask the Experts Q&A series, where participants can:
  • Ask their diabetes-related questions to ADA experts
  • Join online or on the phone
  • Learn the link between diabetes and heart health
  • Receive giveaways to help them thrive with diabetes.
For more info on Ask the Experts Q&A series and to join for free go to this link

12 months, starting the day you sign up.

“it’s a wonderful program. The program provides answers to questions, recipes, and tips, which are all very helpful. With diabetes there is a lot to focus on and having an organization to help you sort it all out is very helpful.”

“The material helped me to take better care of myself with diet and exercise and have a better life.”

“The living with diabetes program has helped me manage my chronic conditions with more confidence”

https://diabetes.org/diabetes/type-2/living-with-type-2-diabetes-program

If you do not have access to a computer or smartphone, please call us at this number and our community health workers can assist you in getting set up- xxx-xxx-xxx

Here at Ke Ola Mamo, we do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to any program, support group, and community services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and safe environment for all of our clients, patients, and participants.