Many people are diagnosed with [tag]type 2[/tag] diabetes every day. Diabetes has become one of the most common diseases to affect people in the world today. When a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes they may feel overwhelmed and confused by the diagnosis. It is important for people who are diagnosed to understand that with some basic changes in life style and with careful monitoring living with the disease is completely achievable.
The first thing a person with type 2 [tag]diabetes[/tag] should do is begin to get educated about the disease, its effects, complications and ways to control it. The physician should help the patient by beginning some basic teaching and be able to recommend further information resources. The person should speak with a registered dietician and with a certified diabetes educator to learn about the disease. People will need to learn many aspects of the disease and the best life style changes to make for their own circumstances. The type 2 diabetic can also subscribe to monthly magazines that are geared towards diabetes and its treatment. Continue reading Living With Type 2 Diabetes