Your doctor may want you to start checking your blood glucose at home. If this is the case, you will need to get a small machine called a blood glucose meter.
Your family and friends can be a great source of support because they care about you. But they can’t help you with diabetes unless they understand it.
The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed.
Different people have different feelings about getting type 2 diabetes. Some of the usual reactions are: sense of loss, fear, stress, anger, shock, guilt, and disbelief and not wanting to think about it.