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Newly Diagnosed

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by amediblas, Jun 24, 2022.

  1. amediblas

    amediblas · Newbie

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    newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Im a nervous wreck all the time. What should I eat not eat. These medications scare me because I keep hearing how dangerous they are and that ill land up on dialysis eventually.
     
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  2. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Master
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    Hi and welcome!

    What medications are you taking for diabetes? That will affect the answers you get.
     
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  3. amediblas

    amediblas · Newbie

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    been prescriped insulin so am waiting for my prescription
     
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  4. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Master
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    What type of insulin? Just one type or two types? Have you been given a set dose or will you adjust for each meal?

    Sorry for all the questions, but it will help you get better information.
     
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  5. VashtiB

    VashtiB Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hello and welcome @amediblas

    As @Goonergal said the specific advice does vary depending on what medication you are on and what your levels are showing.

    However, to take a step back, when diagnoses it is totally normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed and anxious. If you are like me also a huge feeling of self pity is in the mix too.

    It's a lot to take in but you have found a great resource in this site. It will take time but read around, ask questions and you will start feeling a bit more in control.

    Good luck and welcome :)
     
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