I am fifty and have just been diagnosed with diabetes. I've attended diabetes class and it scared me. If I am?

Answer Yes. You can live a normal ,healthy life if you control the diabetes.

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What do you say to someone who has just been diagnosed with diabetes?

I'm not sure what needs to be said. It is some lifestyle choices that need to be made, yes it requires some adjustments and takes some time to get used to, but honestly it isn't like you have been ... Read More »

If you've never been diagnosed before how do you know if you've got diabetes?

weeing a lot,being thirsty a lot, feeling tired.Only way of telling is a simple urine test at your doctors.Get there and get it done if you think you may have diabetes the earlier its caught the ea... Read More »

My husband was just diagnosed w/ diabetes, what can I do to help him?

Just be there for support and be willing to do the life changes that come with being diabetic, it takes a lot of management and dedication to live healthy with this disease, but as long as he has a... Read More »

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, do you have it for life or can it go away?

It is usually for life unless it is during pregnancy or if someone is very obese and insulin resistant and and loses all the excess weight.Even then a person may well get diabetes later in life be... Read More »