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How Does Your Family Help Or Hinder Your Diabetes Control? How Do You Deal With The Hindrances?

How Does Your Family Help Or Hinder Your Diabetes Control? How Do You Deal With The Hindrances?

Currently, I live alone with my boyfriend. My children are grown on live on their own. My boyfriend will be helpful in some ways like dealing with a healthier menu plan, being okay with my desire not to go out to eat (and have to make difficult choices) as often as he would like, and ensuring I have my diabetic supplies. Where he is not so helpful is in the fact that he chooses his snacks but, then, eats what I have… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Why can't you go with your sister to shop are you bed ridden. E excise is good for diabetics

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

they keep going out 4 ice cream & i have a diet coke or sf ice cream.

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Sorry to hear that my children are grown and they go out their wAy to make sure when we visit it's within my diet my hubby eats what I do at home work is different of course then he eats whatever

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

@A DiabetesTeam Member I just had a stroke in December and am not very mobile yet. We live in a 2nd floor apartment with no elevator. So it takes all of my energy to get up and down the stairs. And it takes a lot of help since I am using a walker.

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I know how you feel. I too can't get out to do the shopping. My sister (who I live with) does all the shopping and cooking. She loves breads and pastas. Plus she buys herself sugary snacks. It is hard for me to sit here all day being surrounded by foods that I love, but can't eat. My sister is now starting to realize the impact it is having on me. She went with me to the doctor today and we all discussed what I can and can't eat. My sister is hopefully going to follow the diabetic guidelines with me in order for her to lose weight. I am hoping that it will last more than just a few days.

posted over 3 years ago
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