Once a person knows they have type 2 Diabetes

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Once a person knows that they have type 2 Diabetes

There are five main things that you may have to do after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes:

  1. Start taking your diabetes medicines.
  2. Change your diet and start exercising regularly.
  3. Visit your doctor’s surgery more often so that they can monitor your diabetes.
  4. Empower yourself by becoming familiar with warning signs associated with potential future complications.
  5. Educate yourself by signing up to free type 2 diabetes education courses. These are available both face to face or online. Please ask your doctor on how you can sign up.