Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can affect many aspects of your life whether you study, work, travel, play sport, are starting a family or preparing for retirement. Sometimes the lifestyle changes you may need to make can feel overwhelming at times, but working closely with your diabetes healthcare team will make it easier and enable you to Live your life!
Managing type 2 diabetes requires a balance between healthy eating, regular exercise and treatment. Your healthcare team is there to support you – and most important person in the team is you. Taking responsibility for the various aspects of your diabetes will enable you to feel more confident about managing your diabetes effectively.
Diabetes NSW has a range of information to assist you in understanding your condition and giving you the knowledge to make informed decisions. This information has been put together to help you to make diabetes fit into your life, and not to fit your life into diabetes.