In This Chapter
Teaching friends and loved ones about hypoglycemia
Making sure your primary physician is following the standards of care
Finding an exercise partner
Enlisting other types of help
Diabetes is a social disease. No, I don’t mean that you catch it like herpes. I mean that you can’t continue very long with diabetes without calling on the help and expertise of others. Asking for help is not such a bad thing. People who regularly interact with others seem to live longer and have a higher quality of life.