Like "Tomismom: one step at a time is the begining or you will be overwhelmed. You are here at a great support board and please check out the diabetic association web site. There is loads of informative information. The key is to be as educated as possible and demand answers to questions you may have from your doctor. For me when I was diagnoised eight years ago I thought my life was over. Know what that is the fell sorry for me approach ( not good) We are here for you and feel free to email."