What to do if I have diabetes?

Follow Dr's advice! The type and severity of your condition will matter, but in any case - follow the advice as well as you possibly can. It might be diet alone or also medicine and perhaps injections. It may include regular daily testing of your blood for sugar levels to maintain control. There are lots of info sites and books. Info at drug stores ; doctor's offices. Tale care!

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