Diabetes Coping Articles
For this week’s community discussion, we welcomed Dr. Gary McClain, PhD, therapist, author, and patient advocate, to chat with members of the diabetes community about communicating about chronic illness at home.
Don’t let the computer in the examination room compromise your care. Dr. Gary tells what you can do if technology comes between you and your physician.
Dr. Gary explains how you can avoid the blame game and strengthen your relationship with your partner.
During this week’s community discussion, we were joined by Adam Brown, senior editor at diaTribe, and Kelly Close, the founder of diaTribe, to discuss how to better prioritizing diabetes management.
Doctors are busier than ever. But Dr. Gary’s tips can help you get the attention you deserve and the care you need.
Ignoring your diabetes can lead to many complications down the road, but the effects on your loved ones may be even greater.
When health costs lead to money woes, your children may worry about the family’s security. Here’s how to calm their fears.
Dr. Gary explains how accepting your feelings of helplessness can help you achieve a greater sense of empowerment.
Learn how to build a better relationship with your supervisor and prevent your health needs from becoming a problem at work.
Changing the ways you think and act could help you control your weight. Dr. Gary has simple tips.
If worry gets the best of you, Dr. Gary has good advice.
If you’re concerned that chronic illness might prevent you from caring for your children, Dr. Gary has helpful advice.
Health worries are normal—but you don’t have to let them get the best of you. Dr. Gary has helpful advice.
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.
Learn how the answer can help make your home a place where everyone in the family feels understood, supported, and loved.
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.