Welcome to TuD, @Coletteeee! With any of life's challenges, knowledge is power. This community is full of helpful people with lots of knowledge about diabetes. It is possible to live well with diabetes. A lot depends on attitude and perseverance.
Support groups have always been an effective tool in dealing with any disease. In this age of the internet, we're lucky to be able to span time and distance. Good luck. Feel free to post any questions you may have.