Diabetes Emotions Articles
Tired of nagging, begging, or scolding your partner to keep up with self-care? Chances are they're tired of hearing it too. Dr. Gary has a better way.
Here is how you redefine ordinary when life requires you to prepare for a potential new normal.
It shouldn’t be type 1 vs. type 2 diabetes, but sometimes it can seem that way. We welcomed Peg Abernathy, Huffington Post writer, to this week’s community discussion.
Put the power of words to work for you! Dr. Gary explains how to choose words that help you feel better about your health, and avoid words that don't.
Do you hold back things your doctor might need to know? See how to keep your physician fully informed about your health without being labeled a time waster.
You can prevent upsetting thoughts from making you miserable. Dr. Gary shows you how.
This week’s fun and fast-paced Twitter chat featured something different. We asked you to tell us about your diabetes with “fill-in-the-blank” questions, adapted from community discussions.
Dr. Gary explains what to do if learning more about your diabetes seems overwhelming or scary.
There's an upside to living with chronic disease. Learn how diabetes could bring out the best in us.
Life with chronic illness can still be satisfying. The most effective way to manage and reduce the impact of illness is to focus on ways to live well.
Dr. Gary's tips teach you how to let fear empower you instead of making you miserable.
Writing about difficult experiences, such as chronic illness and trauma, can be an effective way to ease emotional pain, stress, and worry.
This week's Twitter focuses on "psychoglycemia," a term that Dr. Beverly S. Adler came up with to describe when high or low blood sugars make you irrational or irritable.
Dr. Gary tells what to do if you're treated like you can't pull your own weight.
Clinical psychologist and CDE Dr. Bev explains "psychoglycemia."
Does diabetes sometimes make it hard to appear as normal as you'd like? If this leaves you feeling exposed and self-conscious, Dr. Gary's tips can help.