Reviewed by Nicholas Yozamp, MD, Washington University in St. Louis
Getting a new diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming, but the Caretalk community is here to support you. As a first step, clinicians recommend eating nutritious foods and starting physical activity. Sometimes, they also prescribe medications. These aim to lower the amount of sugar in your blood. You might also keep track of your blood sugars with devices. Explore the articles below to learn more, and don't hesitate to reach out to the community with questions!