Type 2 Diabetes is a scary diagnosis.
What exactly does this mean for your health and life? We have the answers to your many questions in our articles. When we asked our community all of the questions they had when they were just starting their healing journey. We took them and researched the information that was most helpful.
One of the things we were most shocked about is how many people felt like their doctor wasn’t super helpful with dietary information.
There is so much advice out there! Did your doctor write you a prescription, tell you to “cut out sugar,” and send you home?
This diagnosis is much easier to deal with nowadays than it used to be because of the wonderful medications available. Also, the ADA recognizes that some types of diets can be helpful.
When my grandfather, uncles, and sons were diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in the 1970s and 80s, there were not as many options available.
My grandfather died from complications of Type 2 Diabetes after having his leg amputated. That was my first exposure to the damage that Type 2 Diabetes can do.
Fast forward to 2022. Not only is Metformin very common and helping so many people, but many new medications are also being developed constantly.
Have you been prescribed Metformin or another diabetes medication? Medications have been shown to help people bring down high blood sugar levels quickly while they make the recommended dietary changes.