Health Tip: Coping With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- You've just been diagnosed with diabetes. Accepting the diagnosis is difficult for many people, but it's an important first step.
The American Diabetes Association offers these suggestions:
Relax and take a deep breath.
Acknowledge any anger, guilt, fear and denial.
Maintain a positive attitude.
Focus on being strong and telling yourself that you can do this, and that you're not alone.
Don't let diabetes define who you are.
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