Type 2 Diabetes Defined
Taking care of yourself when you have type 2 diabetes starts with learning everything you can about your body and your treatment.
To help you begin, we’ve pulled together some useful information and tools for you. In this section, you’ll learn everything from basics to beyond. You know the saying, “knowledge is power?” In th
What Is Blood Sugar?
Blood sugar is your body’s main source of energy. Your doctor probably told you that
you have type 2 diabetes because you had too much sugar in your blood. Fortunately,
there are ways to help keep your blood sugar levels from getting too high or low.
High blood sugar
What is high blood sugar?
High blood sugar is also called hyperglycemia. It
How to Manage Your Type 2 Diabetes With a Treatment Plan
Your health care team can help you create a type 2 diabetes treatment plan to help you reach your treatment goals. Your goals may be different from someone else with type 2 diabetes.
Your type 2 diabetes treatment plan may include:
An exercise routine
Things to do to keep track of your treatment