Welcome to SparkPeople!
First of all, let me say that I was diagnosed in 2000! Today, I am diabetes free. Secondly, by getting rid of the weight and exercising regularly, I now lead a drug free life! AND, I can eat anything in moderation. Discover all the wonderful things you can eat. You can learn more here on SparkPeople by reading all the articles on Diabetes and taking part in discussions on teams focusing on how to get better. Knowledge is power! Fight, stay committed to getting healthier, and make it happen. Everything you need is right here. I wish you all the best. Now go for it!