"You wake up, listen, and say, 'I certainly don't want that'" (1:33)
When Nancy, 54, began seeing an endocrinologist, she realized that she had a real illness that wasn't going away.
When Nancy was having trouble keeping her blood sugar under control, she decided to see an endocrinologist. “He knew all the angles,” she says. “He knows his field very well, but he also has this incredible bedside manner.” He talked to her about the complications of uncontrolled diabetes such as blindness and amputations. He didn’t scare herinstead she was more motivated to make lifestyle changes. “I started taking this diagnosis much more seriously,” she says.