Diabetes Emotions Articles
Learn to understand and interrupt the cycle of blame, shame, and self-doubt.
As you adjust to life with chronic illness, Dr. Gary explains why it’s important to follow your everyday routine even if your heart isn’t in it.
Dr. Gary tells what to do if your doctor sometimes forgets what you’ve previously discussed together.
Dr. Gary explains how to reassure your supervisor that caring for your health won’t prevent you from getting the job done.
Does your partner say certain words that always get your goat? Dr. Gary names eight ways to avoid arguments and strengthen your relationship instead.
Dr. Gary has tips for coping with the high cost of living with chronic illness.
Dr. Gary McClain, therapist, author, and patient advocate, joined our community discussion to chat about getting good sleep for better diabetes management.
Dr. Gary explains how a simple question can help improve communication with your partner and strengthen your relationship.
If you haven’t had a hug lately, you’re missing out. Dr. Gary explains how a good squeeze can do you good.
Learn how to use humor as a coping strategy that helps you keep a smile on your face as you deal with diabetes. And see some fun diabetes jokes!
Don’t let chronic illness put family fun on the back burner. Dr. Gary explains why having fun together is so important—and gives you tips to help the good times roll.
If the usual sleep tips still leave you counting sheep, Dr. Gary has another way to help you get more of the refreshing sleep you need.
Cynthia Rogers explains how people with diabetes can be blamed and shamed for having the disease.
Good days don’t just happen. Dr. Gary names seven steps you can take to help brighten every day.
Don't let stress make you miserable. Dr. Gary shows you five simple ways to stop sweating the small stuff.
Jewels Doskicz, RN, discusses how you can bring the competitive spirit into your life with diabetes.