Diabetes can be managed in a variety of ways. The management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes including nutritional and lifestyle modifications.
- Type 1 diabetes management will always include the use of insulin due to the absence of insulin production.
- Type 2 diabetes management can range from nutritional and lifestyle modifications, or a variety of oral medications and insulin, as needed. If blood sugar levels are kept within the recommended range, the risk decreases for many complications from diabetes.