01/27/2014 10:36 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sherri Shepherd's Advice About Type 2 Diabetics (VIDEO)

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent advice to share with people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

“Don't be scared,” she said. “It’s manageable!” Sherri wrote her book,Plan D - How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes, for people who were scared by their diagnosis and didn’t know where to turn. When she was first diagnosed, she had no idea what steps to take in order to deal with her illness, but she has now found great ways to cope.

“You can still live an amazing life. There are certain changes you have to make in your lifestyle. More exercise, more healthy choices,” she advised.

Order Sherri's book, Plan D - How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes.

For more healthy living tips from Sherri, see the slideshow below:

Tips From Sherri Shepherd

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