Diabetes Emotions Articles

Inspiration: Here’s How to Find Yours!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

See 11 tips to help you discover greater joy and meaning in your life - and strength for the tough times too.

5 Ways to Be Hopeful in the Face of Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Learn how to hold onto hope even when faced with the challenges of a chronic illness.

Finding Balance with Diabetes: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Gain perspective from our May 5 Twitter chat on how to find balance while managing your diabetes

Self-Sabotage: Why We Do It and How to Stop

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Self-sabotage means holding yourself back from a better life - and you may do it without realizing it. Here are 9 ways to avoid being your own worst enemy.

Why Do We Get Mad at Other People?

By Dr GaryCA 5 Comments

Getting mad at someone - even if they deserve it - can make you miserable. Here's how to let go of your anger.

Clutter: It’s All in Your Mind

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Is your head full of feelings and behaviors that are holding you back? See tips to unclutter your mind and focus on what really matters in life.

How the Words We Use Affect Our Diabetes Care

By Heather Gabel 4 Comments

Person living with diabetes vs. diabetic, non-compliant vs. uncontrolled—the words we say about diabetes affect our perceptions of the disease.

Purpose: What It Means and How to Find Yours

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

There's more to life than managing your diabetes. Learn how to find and achieve a greater purpose in your life.

Going Beyond: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Our special guest Steve Richert and members of the diabetic community shared inspiration on going beyond their diabetes in our Tuesday, March 24 Twitter chat

Loneliness and Disease: How Feeling Isolated Could Lead to Health Problems

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Feeling lonely may prompt poor mental and physical health. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Ready to Be Kinder to Yourself? Ten Steps Toward Self-Compassion

By Dr. Gary 1 Comment

Learn how to silence your inner self-critic and treat yourself like you’d treat a friend.

Managing the Emotional Impact of Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

While it may not be the first symptom you think of, emotional issues are common in people with diabetes.

Talking to Your Doctor: Withholding Information

By Dr GaryCA 4 Comments

Do you ever avoid telling the doctor everything they should know about how you're really doing? That could jeopardize your health. Here's how to open up.

Diabetes and Depression

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 11 Comments

New research suggests depression in diabetics may be linked to insulin resistance

What’s It Mean to Be Proactive?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Want to take better control of your diabetes? Being proactive empowers you to do it. These tips can help.

The Common Triggers of Depression and 5 Tips to Avoid Them

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Depression is a very real part of many diabetic's lives. Recognizing the symptoms and knowing how to respond to them is important.