Like a lot of other diseases, Type 2 diabetes creeps in slowly. It’s impact is almost always lifelong, but one may have it for years and not even know it in some cases. Then one day you visit your doctor, and you get some news that starts out pretty shocking… you have diabetes!
You now rank among the millions of people who occupy every level of income, social class, every race and sexuality, and who are roughly equal in numbers between women and men. You’re a diabetic now. If you’re like most people, you’ll go through a horrible moment of fretting over what you may or may not have done to bring it on yourself. You might also wonder if this is something you can blame on someone else.