If you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you may want to ask your doctor the following questions to ensure that you are doing everything you can to maintain your health in the face of this chronic disease.
What type of diabetes do I have?
What are my blood sugar goals?
How often should I test my blood sugar?
What should I eat? Anything I should avoid?
How much physical activity should I get?
What medications do I need?
Could I manage my diabetes through changes in my lifestyle?
How often should I see my doctor?
It’s important for healthcare providers to address these concerns, offer education and support, and work with patients to develop personalized diabetes management plans to help them effectively manage their condition and lead healthy lives.