Sure, there are the medications, and there is the exercise that you must keep to when you are being treated for diabetes. Added to all that, there is the diet. It is still a balanced diet, but not in the conventional sense anymore. This time it is a diabetes diet.
Some foods you eat a lot more of, and others you simply don’t touch once you have been diagnosed with diabetes. The doctor will take the time to run you through them at the same time as you are given your prescription medication. Do not forget them.
Your life does not end simply because you got diagnosed with diabetes. The living is different, particularly with the new diet, but even you could do that with little trouble. Just get the new protein filled foods and begin cooking and eating them with the same glee you once used to enjoy all those carbohydrates.
You can still enjoy food even as a diabetic. There are lots of luscious meals you can indulge in that don’t even come close to crossing the line between safe and unhealthy for your condition. Read up on them and begin to live a fulfilled life still.
You need a good diabetes diet once you get diagnosed. I know that it has an ominous feel to it, being read the way that you are reading it, but really it isn’t all that. Click on the link below and you will find a list of things you can eat now; and you’ll see that they really are not all that bad either.