The City provides information about the causes and symptoms of diabetes, treatment options, and information resources.

You can get a copy of the Diabetes is Epidemic Health Bulletin which describes the different types of diabetes, the major risk factors, and tip to control diabetes.

You can also get a copy of Living Well with Diabetes Health Bulletin which offers information and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle with diabetes. This Bulletin is available in multiple languages.

Online

Get free copies of materials.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

Status

If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number.
  • To update address, email, and organizational information you can email your requests to dohmhliterature@health.nyc.gov.

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone

Call 311 for assistance.

You can request not to be contacted by the Health Department regarding your A1C levels. The Health Department also will not send your A1C information to your health provider.

The City provides information about submitting an A1C Registry Do Not Contact Request. The Board of Health requires the reporting of hemoglobin A1C, a measure of blood sugar control over three months, by most clinical labs that report electronically to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Online

Submit an A1C Registry “Do Not Contact” request form.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

The City provides information packets to women who developed diabetes during pregnancy. This condition is known as gestational diabetes. 

The information packet is sent to new mothers within one month after giving birth.  It describes health risks and provides information on fitness, nutrition, and available resources.  It also includes a letter which the mother should bring to her health care provider about receiving a glucose test 6 weeks after giving birth.

You can request additional copies of the packet and more information.

Online

Get information about diabetes during pregnancy.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.