Diabetes Emotions Articles

7 Steps to Bring More Fun into Your Life

By Dr GaryCA 2 Comments

Does it feel like your fun days are all in the past? Here's how to keep the fun and laughter coming.

9 Valuable Lessons Gained From Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Our advocate Lana shares nine valuable lessons that have shaped her life over the last six years.

Celebrities: They Have Diabetes, Too

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Famous folks share their experiences living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Vent! Nine Steps to Getting It Out of Your System

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Learn how to benefit from releasing your feelings in constructive ways.

Second-Guessing: Seven Steps toward Getting Out of Your Own Way

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Second-guessing yourself can keep you stuck when you're trying to make a decision. Here's what to do.

Maintaining Control among Summertime Chaos

By Jeanette TerryPA No Comments

Don't let diabetes management lack over the summer. Here are some tips to help keep you in control this summer.

Guys: Why Is It So Hard to Open Up?

By Dr. Gary No Comments

It’s not easy opening up about your emotions when you’re a guy. Learn how you can start opening up to your friends and family.

Whew! Am I Ever Mad! 7 Remedies for Angry Feelings

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Feeling angry is only human. You don't have to avoid anger, or let it control you. Next time you feel angry, Dr. Gary's tips can help you cope.

Is Diabetes Overwhelming You? 5 Solutions to Try.

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Just because we don’t want chronic illness to control our lives does not mean we can ignore that it is a part of our lives.

What Stopped You from Reaching Out for Help?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Anxiety? Depression? Chronic illness? Stress? It can seem hard to seek help with your mental health, but it doesn't have to be. See tips from an expert.

What to Do When Uncertainty Makes You Imagine The Worst

By Dr GaryCA -2 Comments

When uncertainty makes you imagine the worst, these insights and practical tips can help you take control of your mind and separate facts from speculation.

Winter Blues: How Are You Coping?

By Dr. Gary No Comments

Winter blues staring to kick in? Dr. Gary gives us some great tips to beat the blues this winter.

8 Ways to Love Life (With Diabetes)

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

You can find happiness and joy every day, it just takes knowing where to look. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Where Can I Find Diabetes Blogs?

By Kate Cornell No Comments

Reading blogs about others who have made it past a situation your facing may give you hope that you too can face anything.

Twitter: A Social Haven for Diabetics

By Jewels Doskicz 1 Comment

Twitter is a great place for diabetics to make friends and share diabetes information. Here's a beginner's guide to help get you started on Twitter.

5 Tips for Handling the Diabetes Police

By Ginger Vieira No Comments

When well-meaning relatives try to tell you how to manage your diabetes, here's how to handle it.