Recently DiagnosedYou've just been diagnosed with diabetes. Chances are you have a million questions running through your head. To help you answer those questions, and take the first steps toward better diabetes care, visit the Recently Diagnosed area for people who have just been diagnosed with diabetes, or those needing basic information.
If you or someone you care for has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you are no doubt experiencing a range of emotions. Fear, anger, denial, frustration, depression and uncertainty are just a few of them, and are very common.
You are not alone. This area of our Web site can help ease your fears and teach you more about living with and managing your diabetes, caring for someone with diabetes, and how to handle the emotions behind an initial diagnosis.
Recently Diagnosed - Type 1 ChildType 1 diabetes is most often diagnosed in children, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes. Find targeted "need to know now" information for parents and kids on dealing with a recent diagnosis.
Recently Diagnosed - Type 1 AdultType 1 diabetes is frequently diagnosed in young adults as well. Find targeted "need to know now" information on dealing with a recent diagnosis.
Recently Diagnosed - Type 2Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, previously known as adult-onset diabetes. Find targeted "need to know now" information on dealing with a recent diagnosis.