This applies especially to those who are newly diagnosed, but also to the rest of us. It takes time to find the right amount/type(s) of meds, how many carbs to eat, how to deal with all of this life with diabetes. Be patient. Educate yourself (American Diabetes Association website/books, and dLife.
Communicate with your doctor. If you have ideas/suggestions/questions, make sure you are heard! Together with your doctor, you will find what works for you and you can regain control of your health!
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I have found that if I am proactive in planning when in the day my work out is, (for me early afternoon works best) and then getting on the treadmill when my favorite show is on TV, then it I am more sucessful in staying on longer, and not sitting around when I want to watch a special tv show.
Also, if I put the treadmill on even a small incline in makes a big difference in my overall calories burned, and it is not that much harder.
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