Diabetes: How to Ask for Help

Studies show the amount of support you get from those around you has a direct impact on your level of self-care. But living with an invisible disease like type 2 diabetes can make it difficult for others to know when you’re struggling and need help. They can’t see high or low blood sugar, neuropathy (when dysfunctional nerves cause weakness and pain), or the toll juggling everything can take on your energy level. Sometimes we don’t ask for help because we don’t want to inconvenience the people around us, but as someone who has lived with diabetes for decades, I promise you–those who love and value you want to see you living your healthiest life.

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