Are you one of the many diabetics who has trouble getting your blood sugar under control? Is your doctor unhappy with your A1C readings no matter what you do?
Odds are, the situation isn’t as hopeless as it seems. Given sufficient information and motivation, every Type II diabetic can bring their results in line with current recommendations.The question, then, is: do you have sufficient information and motivation?
Here are 5 practical tips to get your sugar under control.
1. Adjust to reality. Patients often tell their physicians that they are taking their medication as prescribed when, in fact, they are not. None of us likes to be scolded by a parent figure. But who are you fooling, your doctor or yourself? Rather than view your physician as an authority figure, think of him as a partner or advisor in your health care. If your doctor has prescribed a medication that you have no intention of taking, speak up, so the two of