10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Diabetes Complications
WebMD provides you with 10 essential questions to ask your doctor about diabetes complications.
Could I Get Gestational Diabetes?
WebMD explains the tests used to diagnose gestational diabetes.
How Does Type 2 Diabetes Affect Children?
WebMD gives you the basics on type 2 diabetes in children, including prevention strategies and special concerns with teens.
6 Strategies to Control Diabetes
You've just been diagnosed with diabetes. Now what? Learn more about managing the disease so that you can live a long, healthy life.
Diabetes: A Skin-Care How-To
Skin problems are common in people with diabetes, and WebMD gives you pointers for protecting yourself.
Foot Care for Diabetes
Foot care tips for people with diabetes.
Diabetes and Your Skin
Skin problems are common among people with diabetes. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatments of various skin conditions that can arise if blood sugars are not under control.
How Weight Loss Surgery Helps Type 2 Diabetes
Here's information you can use to talk with your doctor about how weight loss surgery -- like gastric bypass and gastric banding -- can help people manage type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic Neuropathy - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Medicines
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You may find it difficult to stay motivated to manage your diabetes appropriately. The following suggestions may help.Set goals and provide positive reinforcementPraise and reward yourself for the things you do right. Use nonfood rewards, such as clothing, sports equipment, books, a golf trip, or a movie night. Engage in positive self-talk instead of being negative or critical of yourself. Set short-term goals for healthy eating habits and exercise.Seek supportSurround yourself with people who encourage and motivate you. Sources of support may include:Health professionals. Friends. Family. An exercise buddy or program. An organized diabetes support group.Look for opportunities to attend meetings or classes where you can receive new diabetes information or simply receive reinforcement of concepts that are already familiar to you. Keep in contact with your doctors. Let them know if you are having difficulties with any area of your care, or if something has changed in your health or