You have many choices to make during your lifetime. When it comes to your health, the choices you make are inevitably far-reaching. There could be severe consequences should you carry out the wrong decisions. Never forget gambling with your health is gambling with your future.
With Type 2 diabetes, the situation is no different. Although this is something you may not want to hear, this form of diabetes is a lifestyle choice from its onset all the way through development. If you are diagnosed, it is because you allowed it to thrive in your body, even if it was unknown to you. Once diagnosed and you are beginning to suffer from its effects, this could be because you have allowed it to remain untreated.
Failing to act is a choice in itself, especially when you have a gut feeling compelling you to change. It is well-known, change is not always easy. In the case of reversing Type 2 diabetes, it is perhaps one of the most difficult tasks one could ever face. If you a Type 2 diabetic, the choice is yours. Whether you attempt to change or not, you will deal with the results of your decision.
Without a doubt, it is better to not have to deal with the complications of having high and unstable blood sugar. There is no telling how long it would take for unhealthy blood sugar readings to take a toll on your body. At first, it might be tingling or numbness in your extremities. Or it could be your vision begins to fail. Knock on wood, but a fatal heart attack or stroke are also realistic possibilities.
Even if you were fortunate to avoid the worst-case scenarios, you would still be likely to suffer some debilitating effects. What is more, the mere presence of high blood sugar is enough to shorten your lifespan.
For better or worse, having Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle choice once you have a diagnosis