Diabetes Emotions Articles
There are a lot of expectations when it comes to good diabetes control. Whatever the expectations, make sure that they are in line with good health decisions for your personal needs.
Dr. Gary answers questions from the Diabetic Connect community: Why can't I change my eating habits even though I know not doing so could result in my untimely death? And: I have a hard time…
The challenges of living with a chronic condition can leave hot buttons ripe for the pushing.
Eight ways you can be happy and hopeful despite living with diabetes.
Managing your diabetes, and perhaps even the diabetes of your child, can be challenging. Learn how to cope with diabetes care challenges at Diabetic Connect.
Stop thinking about your finances? Fat chance of that. But you can do a few things to manage the stress that financial concerns can cause.
Advice from Dr. Gary on what to do when your diabetic self-care feels like too much.
If you’re a patient with diabetes, management of your symptoms might feel like a stressful job — one that you didn’t sign up for. You might be experiencing patient burnout.
It's easy to focus on the negative. So, how about creating some light on the horizon? Here’s a mindfulness technique to bring some light into your life.
Disappointment? Regret? Diabetes can bring up all kinds of thoughts and feelings about what you thought your life would be like.
So, you’ve tried everything but the kitchen sink and you still haven’t found a mindfulness exercise that works for you? Well, maybe it’s time to take a second look at the kitchen sink.
Reducing the stress in your life may be simpler than you think.
Your vision for the future may not look quite the way you might have thought it would before your diagnosis.
Self-evaluation can be a good thing. But it can slip and slide into self-criticism. You have a choice.
As the new year draws near, we all try to make pledges to be better. We all have room for improvement, so what do we want to change. Do you want to eat better and…
Living with diabetes or any chronic condition is difficult enough without expecting perfection from yourself and others. See tips to take the pressure off.