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I feel like a failure

Since Type 2 diabetes can sometimes be managed without taking insulin, many people feel like they have failed when they have to start. While healthy-eating and physical activity are crucial, the truth is that diabetes is a progressive disease-which means it gets worse over time. That doesn't mean the situation is helpless-it means the tools you need to manage your diabetes will change. It's not your fault that you have diabetes, but it is up to you to control it.

Last modified: 2012-03-06