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“You have type 2 diabetes.” Every year, thousands of Americans hear those words. They wonder, “What does that mean, and how is it going to affect my life?”
No doubt, a diabetes diagnosis is tough to wrap your head around—particularly if it comes as a surprise. It helps to have someone guide you through the experience so you know what to expect and can learn the steps you can take to manage your diabetes.
That’s exactly the kind of help available from the Diabetes Education Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland. Dietitians and certified diabetes educators provide outpatient nutrition counseling and education for both children and adults who have diabetes.The Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Program covers a broad range of topics:
Although the idea of injecting yourself with insulin provokes anxiety, some people who have diabetes require only oral medication, and many can manage their disease through diet, exercise and weight loss.
To lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, take these steps:
The Diabetes Education Center at Baylor Scott & White – Garland is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. Enrollment is through physician referral. For a referral to a primary care physician on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White – Garland, call 1-800-4BAYLOR or find a physician online.
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