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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

How diabetes is managed depends on what type of diabetes you have, your attitude towards your diagnosis and regular contact with your health care team.

Management includes:

  • Understanding your diabetes
  • Monitoring your Blood Glucose Levels (BGLs)
  • Following a healthy diet
  • Regular Physical Activity
  • Screening for early detection, prevention, and treatment of the complications of diabetes
  • Regular review with your Health Care team
  • Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition. Making lifestyle changes helps by slowing down the progression. As your diabetes progresses you may require medication to help keep your BGLs within the target range

Aim of treatment

To keep BGLs in target range and help prevent / detect early the complications of diabetes.

Management includes:

  • Understanding your diabetes
  • Monitoring your Blood Glucose Levels (BGLs)
  • Following a healthy diet
  • Regular Physical Activity
  • Screening for early detection, prevention, and treatment of the complications of diabetes
  • Regular review with your Health Care team
  • Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition. Making lifestyle changes helps by slowing down the progression. As your diabetes progresses you may require medication to help keep your BGLs within the target range

Aim of treatment

To keep BGLs in target range and help prevent / detect early the complications of diabetes.

Maggie will:

  • Help you to understand your diagnosis.
  • Provide a blood glucose monitor and complete NDSS forms
  • Help you understand what a healthy lifestyle means
  • Discuss complications of diabetes and the screening required
  • Discuss your diabetes medication and how this works
  • Help you to understand your diagnosis.
  • Provide a blood glucose monitor and complete NDSS forms
  • Help you understand what a healthy lifestyle means
  • Discuss complications of diabetes and the screening required
  • Discuss your diabetes medication and how this works