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"There are many good reasons to take action to manage your diabetes."

Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

There are many good reasons to take action to manage your diabetes, including the fact that you are likely to feel good and have more energy. Additionally, you are likely to stay healthy and prevent or delay problems that can involve your heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. Follow this four-step action plan. It will help you live a long and healthy life. Here's the tip sheet [pdf].

Tips to Help a Loved One with Diabetes

You want the best for your loved ones with diabetes – whether they are family members or friends. Maybe you are looking for ways to ease the pressure your mother feels. Or maybe you would like to help your husband take better control of his diabetes. It’s a hard disease to handle alone. You can make a big difference in how well your loved one copes with diabetes. Here is the tip sheet [pdf].

Five Questions About Your Type 2 Diabetes

Living with diabetes is not easy. Type 2 diabetes is serious and there is a lot to do each and every day. But, you can learn how to better manage your diabetes. Choose a goal and make a plan. By taking it one step and one day at a time, you can do it. Remember, your health care team is here to help. Here's the tip sheet [pdf].