When type 1 diabetes is suspected in a patient, a doctor should be consulted immediately for definitive testing and diagnosis as the condition can become serious quickly. Prepare for your appointment by keeping a detailed log of your symptoms and write down any questions you have.
HealthCentral colleague, Gretchen Becker, recently posted a blog on The Stages of Diabetes. Through Dr. Kubler-Ross’ analysis of the grief process: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance, Gretchen has defined her path with type 2 diabetes. Her blog certainly captured my attention since I must go through this process in an…