Dealing with Diabetes
In This Chapter
Discovering successful people with diabetes
Coping with the initial diagnosis
Upholding your quality of life
If you have diabetes, in the course of a year you live with that diagnosis for about 8,760 hours. During that time, you spend perhaps one hour with a physician. In Chapter 12, I introduce you to many of the other people who may help you to manage your disease. Clearly, however, the ball is in your hands alone practically all the time. How you deal with your diabetes determines whether you score or are shut out.