Diabetes Emotions Articles

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.

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.