After Your Diagnosis

How to Avoid—and Even Reverse—Diabetes

Diabetes is rampant right now, but there's a groundbreaking new way to avoid and even reverse the disease.


15 Celebrities With Type 2 Diabetes

People often think that type 2 diabetes strikes only the overweight and sedentary, or unhealthy eaters. But anyone can be diagnosed with diabetes, even world-class athletes, or the rich and famous.   View slideshow


10 Diet and Exercise Tricks to Control Diabetes

When it comes to type 2 diabetes, you need diet and exercise goals that encourage you to succeed—not ones that set you up to fail.   View slideshow

One Type 2 Diabetes Patient Feared Insulin, but Didn't Need It

If you just found out you had type 2 diabetes, your first reaction might be "Oh no, not insulin!"

When Donna Rivers, 57, of Seattle, left her doctor's office with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, she had only one thing on her mind: Needles....    Read More

5 Things You Should Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

However you are diagnosed, it's difficult to make instantaneous lifestyle changes
There are a few things you need to do right way.

Don't let the past haunt you. Type 2 diabetes is partly genetic; many people have childhood memories of grandparents or other relatives with diabetes who died after amputations, blindness, heart attacks, or strokes. A lot has changed in recent years...  Read More

You May Feel Angry or Depressed After a Diabetes Diagnosis

Talking to other people with diabetes may help
If you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes you may feel angry or depressed.

When Michelle Kowalski, 33, of Mexico, Mo., was diagnosed with diabetes, she was furious...  Read More


Diagnosed With Diabetes? 8 Websites That Can Help

  • Site: dLife
  • Who it's for: Levity seekers
  • Why we like it: In the blog "Been There, Done That," Christel Marchand humorously writes about her experiences with type 1 diabetes. She talks about ways to cope with diagnosis as well as stress–management activities like knitting and doing yoga.

Video: Perspectives on Newly Diagnosed Diabetes