How to live life to the full with type 2 diabetes
Have you ever thought type 2 diabetes would make everything in life difficult, painful or both? Have you ever thought it would prevent you from living out your hopes and dreams?
Caring for or living with someone with type 2 diabetes can be challenging. Because the disease often starts in adulthood, individuals may find it hard to adjust to needing help or to making changes to their lifestyle. It is important you identify the best way you can support them while taking care of yourself in the process.
Once you get a better understanding of what can happen with diabetes, creating a care plan as a caregiver together with the person you support is a good place to start. You can write it together, with help from their healthcare professional if needed, to ensure you cover all the essentials. Your care plan could include: