Diabetes Articles

February 28 #DCDE Twitter Chat Topic: Solving the Global Crisis in Access to Diabetes Care

By Elizabeth Rowley 1 Comment

People are dying wherever diabetes care is unaffordable or unavailable. One organization is fighting to end this—and you can help.

Valentine’s Day: A Reminder of the Relationship Between Diabetes and Heart Disease

By Tom Betar No Comments

The For Your Sweetheart campaign is encouraging people with type 2 diabetes to be informed about their increased risk for heart disease--and to discuss that risk with their doctors and loved ones.

“I’m Worried About My Children’s Future.”

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If you’re concerned that chronic illness might prevent you from caring for your children, Dr. Gary has helpful advice.

Just Diagnosed: 10 Steps Toward Coping With Fear

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Health worries are normal—but you don’t have to let them get the best of you. Dr. Gary has helpful advice.

Community Perspective: Taming Your Diabetes Worries

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

Diabetes brings with it a lot of reasons to worry. But if you can learn to tame those worries you can lead a more productive life.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Would an Outsider View the Atmosphere in Your Home?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how the answer can help make your home a place where everyone in the family feels understood, supported, and loved.

Community Perspective: The Healthcare Landscape

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

During this week’s community discussion, we chatted about how you are affected by healthcare costs and health insurance.

Community Perspective: Reflecting on your Diaversary

By Tom Betar No Comments

Do you remember the date you were first diagnosed with diabetes? Our diabetic online community explains why acknowledging and celebrating your "diaversary" can be a helpful coping strategy.

How to Have a More Positive Outlook: “Like” Your Life

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Dr. Gary has simple advice than can help you lift your spirits every day.

Acknowledging Diaversaries

By Dr. Mark Heyman No Comments

Learn how you can benefit from remembering and reflecting on the anniversary of a diabetes diagnosis.

Community Perspective: Best Diabetes Hacks

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week’s chat featured fill-in-the-blank-style questions asking members of the diabetes community to share their best and smartest “diabetes hacks.”

Welcoming Sadness and Listening to the Message

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Dr. Gary explains that there’s a lot you can learn from this natural and normal emotion.

Community Perspective: Walking the Insulin Tightrope

By Tom Betar No Comments

Keeping your blood glucose levels within a safe range is a balancing act that can often make you feel like you are walking a tightrope.

When Anger Turns Into Abuse

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If chronic illness is straining your relationship, learn to recognize the warning signs of abuse and take steps to protect yourself.

Community Perspective: Setting Goals for Better Diabetes Management

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Our most recent community discussion on Making Ordinary Rituals Extraordinary (or doing M.O.R.E.), can give you some great tips on how to set and accomplish.

A Reflection on Winter: Decline, Making Space, Rebirth

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how the seasons teach us a lesson that can help you make positive changes in your life.