A diabetes diagnosis can be frightening. Management is a daunting, 24-7, sometimes painful task. Upon diagnosis, many people are told that they should implement immediate and drastic lifestyle changes.
Over time, patients are often asked to make additional changes if they’re continuing to struggle to keep their blood sugar levels consistently balanced. And while those changes might sound like a no-brainer, they can actually be incredibly difficult, particularly when added to the already demanding responsibilities that come with management. It can feel unfair. Like an uphill battle that was simply thrust upon you.
But then you factor in the risks… the potential complications. It seems like the only option is to once again, make drastic life changes.
But this video from The Diabetic Diet Guide has some things you can do to improve your quality of life with diabetes.
And the best part?
They’re all relatively simple, and none require drastic change! Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments below.
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