Controlling Diabetes and Your Lifestyle

Controlling Diabetes and Your Lifestyle

Diabetes is the name for the condition where the blood sugar level in a person’s body consistently runs too high. It is estimated that more than 16 million people in the United States have diabetes. While modern treatment for Type One and Type Two Diabetes allow people to live a nearly normal life, things can still be challenging sometimes as diabetes can have an impact on your emotions, relationships, and everyday life.

After being diagnosed with diabetes, depression may set in because you suddenly realize that you are dependent on insulin injections and you have to take care about what you eat and drink to avoid serious medical complications. You may start to feel as if you’ve lost control of your life. You may also feel that you have to change your lifestyle or give up some