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Talking to Your Doctor About Type 2 Diabetes

You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with type 2 diabetes. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your doctor:
You'll likely have many questions about diabetes, and it is important to discuss them with your doctor. Here are some questions to get you started.

References

Diabetes overview. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/overview/index.aspx. Updated April 4, 2012. Accessed August 7, 2012.

Type 2. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-2/?loc=DropDownDB-type2. Accessed August 7, 2012.

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