Relationships and Type 2 Diabetes
Relationships may become more complicated when type 2 diabetes is involved, but they can also be a great help for getting the support that one needs and deserves. When friends, family, or others in your community or the larger type 2 diabetes community"buy-in" to lifestyle changes and are there for you in times of stress, for instance, it can make a big difference. Support groups and connecting with others managing type 2 diabetes and going through similar experiences both on- and off-line can be a valuable resource, for both patients and caregivers to find help, support, and tips and tricks for successful management and coping with all aspects of life type 2 diabetes.
Have a story you'd like to share about a certain relationship? Do you feel that those with whom you have relationships are helping or hurting your type 2 diabetes management? Share with us here on our site, or connect with others on our Facebook and Twitter.
Is your family supportive in managing your diabetes?
Do you feel that type 2 diabetes has impacted any of your relationships?
Have you found it helpful to connect with others in the type 2 diabetes community?
Do you use a glucose monitor to check your blood sugars?