Diabetes Emotions Articles

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.

Here's My Diagnosis Story. What's Yours?

By Lana Barhum 1 Comment

What's your diagnosis journey? Patient advocate Lana describes hers.

Is Your Primary Care Physician Looking Out for Your Mental Health?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

The ACP published a report encouraging better integration of mental and physical health in primary care

Identifying Depression and its Relation to Diabetes

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Depression in people with diabetes or other chronic health conditions isn’t always recognized. Dr. Gary tells us what to watch for.

Are Your Mind and Your Body in Sync?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how taking care of your emotions could benefit your physical health too. See simple tips that can help you feel your best in body, mind, and spirit.

7 Lessons in 7 Years of Being Sick

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Choose to find value in your struggle and never surrender to your diabetes.

Can’t Afford a Therapist? Here Are Some Ideas to Consider

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

See tips to help you get the emotional support you need at little or no cost.

How to Deal with Public Displays of Diabetes

By Laura Kronen, diabetes coach 1 Comment

How do you deal with public displays of diabetes?

Chronic Communication at Home: What Can I Do for You?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

You know what you need from your family, but do you understand what they need from you? Learn how you can all pull together as you deal with diabetes.

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.