Don’t Freak Out Over a Diabetes Diagnosis

Being told you have type 2 diabetes can be scary and overwhelming – but it doesn’t have to be.

In the latest installment of our “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” series, host Steven Edelman welcomes Dr. Bill Polonsky to discuss his program “Don’t Freak Out,” which takes the guesswork out of managing care and gives a clear plan of action to the newly diagnosed.

Dealing with a Diabetes Diagnosis: Don’t Freak Out – Taking Control of Your Diabetes


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  1. Diabetes is a disease that can afceft various body system at the same time. Some of its effects are direct and acute while others take time to appear.Your husbands sexual relationship might be suffering due to several possible problems.First you need to find out if it is 1> sexual drive or 2> sexual dysfunction.Sexual drive could be afcefted due to change in mood, apprehension over possible diagnosis, other stressors, relationship problems and other disease like thyroid problems.Sexual dysfunction can happen due to difficulty in acheiving full erection or prostate infection. Diabetics can develop erectile dysfunction due to high sugar damagin the nerves that participate in erection. Your best bet is to have a good frank talk with your husband. Convince him to get a sugar test first. Encourage him in to make necessary changes in his diets and exercise. and also to see physician for his evaluation. There are many drugs available to treat erectile dysfunction. Viagra is the famous one.

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