(HealthDay News) -- "Not me" is a common response to a recent
diagnosis of diabetes, the American Diabetes Association says.
But ignoring your illness and refusing active treatment can do
nothing but make your condition worse, the association says.
Here are the ADA's suggestions for confronting denial
- Create a care plan with clear and realistic goals.
- Seek the help of a diabetes educator or registered
- Get family and friends involved in keeping you motivated.
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