(HealthDay News) -- A friend or loved one who is struggling to manage diabetes may appreciate your help in achieving his or her goals.
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The National Diabetes Education Program suggests how to offer help to a friend or loved one with the disease:
- Ask the person if he or she ever feels sad or overwhelmed about having diabetes.
- Ask if the person has established goals to help control diabetes.
- Ask what may be interfering with managing diabetes well.
- Ask what you can do to help.
- Ask if the person has talked to a healthcare team about achieving goals and solving problems.
-- Diana Kohnle
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