Diabetes Coping Articles
Nobody's perfect, especially when it comes to managing diabetes. Learn to understand and cope with pressures you may feel from others—and from yourself.
If health issues are straining your relationship, Dr. Gary’s tips can help bring you and your partner closer together.
The stigma associated with diabetes is discussed.
You can't avoid life’s frustrations, so Dr. Gary gives you five positive, powerful ways to deal with them.
Learn to understand and interrupt the cycle of blame, shame, and self-doubt.
As you adjust to life with chronic illness, Dr. Gary explains why it’s important to follow your everyday routine even if your heart isn’t in it.
Dr. Gary tells what to do if your doctor sometimes forgets what you’ve previously discussed together.
It can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to diabetes. Uninformed bloggers, the media, and even friends and family can spread misinformation and make it hard to know what the truth…
Does your partner say certain words that always get your goat? Dr. Gary names eight ways to avoid arguments and strengthen your relationship instead.
Learn about the Big Blue Test and how you can use your exercise habits to make a difference.
Dr. Gary has tips for coping with the high cost of living with chronic illness.
Dr. Gary McClain, therapist, author, and patient advocate, joined our community discussion to chat about getting good sleep for better diabetes management.
Dr. Gary explains how a simple question can help improve communication with your partner and strengthen your relationship.
Laughter and humor can be valuable coping tools for diabetes. Learn from our community members how humor impacts their diabetes management.
If you haven’t had a hug lately, you’re missing out. Dr. Gary explains how a good squeeze can do you good.
Learn how to use humor as a coping strategy that helps you keep a smile on your face as you deal with diabetes. And see some fun diabetes jokes!