Diabetes Coping Articles

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.

Feeling Normal: How Self-Protective Do I Need to Be?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains six ways to find a healthy balance between pushing yourself too hard and not pushing hard enough.

Chronic Communication at Work: Don't Be Caught Up in Workplace Negativity

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Venting about your job can take a toll on your health. Dr. Gary tells how to avoid it - and what to do instead.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Name-Calling Damages Your Relationship

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When tempers flare, Dr. Gary names seven ways to avoid saying something you'll regret.

Chronic Communication at Work: Do I Have a Right to Ask for a Raise?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary tells what you can do if health issues make you hesitate to ask for more money.

Chronic Communication at Home: What's Best for Us? A Key to Resolving Conflicts

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Dr. Gary explains how to resolve disagreements with your partner in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.