Diabetes Emotions Articles

How Are Diabetes and Depression Related?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetics are at a greater risk of developing depression than the general population. Understanding how depression affects diabetes management is important.

5 Things Diabetics Wish You Knew

By Jeanette Terry 3 Comments

As diabetics, we need our loved ones to be compassionate, supportive, and understanding.

How to Stop Walking on Eggshells

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Learn how to talk with your partner and family members about sensitive subjects instead of avoiding them.

Three Ways to Take Care of Yourself Despite Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Helen, Carl and Michael are three amazing individuals who share what they have learned about taking care of themselves and managing their chronic illnesses.

You’d Rather Not Know? Nine Steps toward Facing the Facts.

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Avoiding bad news about your health won’t make it go away. Here’s how to replace fear with facts.

Talking to Your Doctor: When Your Doctor Won’t Talk about Your Emotions

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Tips to help you know what to do when your feelings spin out of control and your doctor isn’t helping.

Looking for a Partner? How About Falling in Love with Yourself First?

By Dr. Gary 1 Comment

See tips on how to find the right person for a satisfying relationship - and be happy with yourself until you do.

Feeling Lost? 6 Tips to Help.

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If something unexpected leaves you unsure what to do next, Dr. Gary has 6 tips that can help.

Worry — The Worst Side Effect of Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Worrying about diabetes causes stress and anxiety. Learn how to cope with diabetes worry and stress.

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 Terry 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.