Updated March 04, 2021

Watching your weight and keeping your blood sugar in check can keep you from having to go on insulin.(GETTY IMAGES)If youve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you probably know you need to watch your blood sugar and eat healthy. However, your diagnosis doesnt mean a lifelong sentence of insulin treatment. Nor does it mean that you have to be afraid of the medicine. Many people find that insulin is less scary and easier to use than they thought. In fact, some people prefer insulin to other type 2 diabetes treatments.

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