Diabetes Coping Articles

Why Do I Feel Like Your Offer of Friendship Is Charity?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names seven ways to choose friends who see beyond your chronic condition and treat you as an equal.

Is It Normal Anxiety or an Anxiety Disorder?

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Different kinds of anxiety may be helpful or harmful. Learn how to tell them apart.

The Power of Peer Support: Don’t Face Diabetes Alone!

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Our friends and loved ones can give us essential kinds of support that we can’t find anywhere else.

Stop Sweating the Small Stuff

By Lana Barhum 1 Comment

Once I was able to accept the reality of my situation, it because easier to live a happy and fulfilled life and not sweat the small stuff.

Newly Diagnosed: Set Yourself Up for Success!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine simple skills that will help you manage your chronic health condition.

Coping with Diabetes and Anxiety

By Dr. Bev No Comments

Anxiety is common among people with diabetes. Stress can disturb blood glucose control because the body’s release of stress hormones also produces extra glucose.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Asking Too Much of Your Partner?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names six simple ways to take better care of the person who’s taking care of you.

Chronic Communication at Work: When You’re Caught in Office Politics

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine ways to look out for yourself when life at the office gets difficult.

Newly Diagnosed: How to Cope With Doctor Fatigue

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If getting the best care requires seeing several doctors, Dr. Gary can help you handle it.

Chronic Communication at Home: Your Relationship and the Need for Validation

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Feeling unappreciated? Dr. Gary's tips can help you get the recognition you deserve.

Feeling Overwhelmed by Life? How to Avoid Turning Everything Into Mud

By Dr GaryCA 2 Comments

When problems pile up, Dr. Gary shows you how to dig yourself out.

PTSD: Why You Should Be Concerned and What You Can Do

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Post-traumatic stress disorder can strike people who have chronic health conditions. Dr. Gary explains why and offers reassuring advice.

Getting Anxious About Getting Anxious? Here’s What You Can Do!

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

If fear of anxiety leads to more anxiety, Dr. Gary has nine simple ways to break the cycle.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Can I Help You Be More Emotional?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If you or your partner has a hard time expressing feelings, Dr. Gary's tips can help.

Chronic Communication at Home: Don’t Say Yes Unless You Mean It!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how putting sensible limits on your commitments can help protect your health.

Chronic Communication at Home: The Importance of Shared Meals

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Dr. Gary tells how to use mealtime to enhance togetherness and support between you and your loved ones.