A diabetes diagnosis can be a scary thing, both for the person who’s diagnosed and for that person’s loved ones as well. However, thanks to amazing healthcare professionals, new therapies and technologies, and a multitude of resources, managing diabetes and living a long, healthy, and happy life is absolutely possible. Whether you were just diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, or prediabetes, or whether your child, partner, friend, or family member was just diagnosed, we’ve created a series of resources to answer your questions and help you navigate the journey.
Diabetes is a long-term health condition that happens when your body cannot regulate your blood sugar levels. The main goal of diabetes management is to balance medication doses, food, and activity to keep your blood sugar levels in your target range for as much of the time as possible. While it can feel like there is a to learn, it’s important to know that you are not alone – there is an entire community of people with diabetes around the world, and we’ll be here to support you.