Two years ago, when Sabrina Burroughs began to feel light-headed and unusually hungry, she realized she was experiencing the same symptoms as her diabetic mother. Today, she manages diabetes without any medicine.
Having type 2 diabetes can take more than just your blood sugar for a ride. The daily stress of managing a chronic condition like diabetes can take an emotional toll as well. You’re faced with learning new ways of eating, mastering the monitoring of your blood sugar and changing your schedule to accommodate exercise. And you may be dealing with a complication from diabetes — or worried about developing one.