Treating Diabetes

Although there is no cure for diabetes, there are tips to keep blood glucose near normal and stay healthy.
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If you have diabetes, you can take positive steps to keep your blood glucose as normal as possible, which will help you feel good and delay or prevent complications.

Your health care team will work with you to develop a treatment plan that's right for you, your lifestyle, and your type of diabetes. You can expect this plan to consist of sevral componenets: a healthful diet, physical activity, and, if necessary, medication.

 

Though your treatment plan will be customized for you, treating each type of diabetes usually depends on which type you have, as outlined on the next page.

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