It’s Personal
Living with
Type 2 Diabetes

 

I always thought of myself as a very healthy person. Sometimes I’m still surprised when I think about my diagnosis.

One of the challenges in treating diabetes is many people will have it for a number of years before they’re even aware of it. — Sam Engel, associate vice president, MSD Clinical Research, Diabetes and Endocrinology

This is Karen’s Story

Diabetes and Healthy Eating

Diet is an important part of an individualized diabetes management plan to help people with type 2 diabetes reach their A1C goal.

In general, diabetes-friendly recipes are lower in:

Sodium

Carbohydrates

Saturated Fats

Trans Fats

They are also higher in fiber compared with other dishes and include appropriate portion sizes.

DIABETES AFFECTS APPROXIMATELY

MILLION ADULTS WORLDWIDE

TYPE 2 DIABETES ACCOUNTS FOR APPROXIMATELY

%

OF ALL CASES OF DIAGNOSED DIABETES IN ADULTS