Difficulties of Living with Diabetes

5min Health

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Cindy Rudolph, a diabetes educator, describes the difficulties of coping with diabetes. She says that it is important for patients to be proactive about their chronic illness. One important factor is attending diabetes education classes or meeting one-on-one with a certified educator. Sometimes it takes patients years to decide to work towards a healthier life. It took almost 20 years for Thelma Garza to act critically about her diabetes.