Diabetes Emotions Articles

Community Perspective: Diabetes Acceptance

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Recognizing that you are not alone in your struggles can be one of the most helpful diabetes coping mechanisms. Our weekly Q&A brings together both type 1 and type 2 diabetics to discuss problems and…

Open Your Heart!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When times are tough, three little words can make a big difference in your happiness. Learn seven simple ways to open your heart to life's best possibilities.

Combining a Spiritual Approach with Cognitive Behavior Therapy

By Beverly S. Adler, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Certified Diabetes Educator No Comments

What does diabetes acceptance look like to you? Special guest writer Dr. Bev, a clinical psychologist, CDE, and type 1 diabetic, shares her insights.

Mean Thoughts? Here’s What You Can Do.

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Everyone has occasional mean thoughts. It’s what you do with them that matters. Dr. Gary has six great tips to put mean thoughts in their place.

7 Ways to Be Good to Yourself

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Learn what steps you can take to stay healthy and happy while living with diabetes.

Community Perspective: Hope for Improved Diabetes Care

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Encouragement to stay positive with a diabetes diagnosis and focus on progress towards improved care from our September 8 user QandA.

7 Realities for People With Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Lana Barhum talks about the seven realities people with chronic illnesses, including diabetes, face as they live their lives.

Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn to recognize when stern talk helps you, and when it doesn't.

Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how to apply this well-known prayer to help you cope with the challenges of diabetes.

How to Love Your Body

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Tips on how to accept and cherish your body while having diabetes.

Multitasking, Part 2: How to Rein In the Drive to Multitask

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how you can get things done in your busy life while avoiding the stress and fatigue that multitasking can bring.

Multitasking: Good for Computers, Not for Humans

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how resisting the urge to do more than one thing at a time could help your physical and mental health.

Disclosing Our Diabetes Diagnosis: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Highlights from our August 4, 2015 #DCDE Twitter chat with expert guest Dr. Gary. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

7 Ways to Overcome Your Fears About Your Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Learn how to tame your worries about your health and diabetes with these simple coping techniques. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

7 Steps to a Better Day

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Taking a moment to get in touch with your feelings every morning can help things go better all day long. Dr. Gary's tips show you how.

How to Listen to Your Intuition

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn to use your instincts to help you make better decisions about your health and your life.