Becoming a Young Adult
At this point in your life, you may be ready to move out of your parents’ house and live away from home for the first time. College. Working. Moving away. It’s an exciting time, but maybe you feel a little nervous too. For the first time in your life, you may be completely responsible for your diabetes management.
Don’t be afraid. Your diabetes management plan may be a little different now, but the basics are still the same. Just continue to focus on the 4 cornerstones of care—healthy eating, being active, taking medicines, and tracking.
The following articles can give you more suggestions on how to make diabetes care a part of your adult life: