"Nagging is often counterproductive" (:53)
William Bornstein, MD, recommends that family members offer help, rather than nag.
If someone you love has type 2 diabetes, you may want them to eat better and exercise more. However, nagging may not be the best way to get them to do so, says William Bornstein, MD, an endocrinologist at Emory Clinic in Atlanta. He recommends asking patients how you can help, such as offering to be a workout buddy.