Tips For Recently Diagnosed Diabetics

Hearing the news you have just been diagnosed as having Type 2 diabetes can be quite startling to say the least. Hearing those words can bring a flood of emotions from panic to despair, anxiety, stress, anger and especially fear of the unknown. But just because you have been told you have Type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to mean it’s the end of the world – not from a longshot.

Here are five tips to help you cope…

1. Learn as much as you can about diabetes.¬†We often fear what we don’t understand – make sure you understand the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. So remove any fear you are feeling by becoming an expert on the disease and find out what you need to do to change your health. If you choose to ignore the warning signs you can expect your condition to get progressively worse. But if you choose to better understand it then you will be armed with the right tools to fight it and, ultimately, defeat it.


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