Diabetes Newly Diagnosed Articles

Newly Diagnosed: Why Telling Your Doctor to “Just Treat Me” Doesn’t Benefit You

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Leaving everything up to your doctor might be tempting—but there’s a better way to get the right care. Dr. Gary explains.

Newly Diagnosed: Set Yourself Up for Success!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine simple skills that will help you manage your chronic health condition.

Newly Diagnosed: How to Cope With Doctor Fatigue

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If getting the best care requires seeing several doctors, Dr. Gary can help you handle it.

Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Self-trust can help you live successfully with your chronic condition. Dr. Gary tells how to build it.

Newly Diagnosed: Is It Okay to Ask, “Why Me?"

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Asking this tough question about your illness is perfectly normal. Dr. Gary explains how it may help you cope with your condition.

Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

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.

You've Just Been Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes: Now What?

By Kate Cornell 2 Comments

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be both confusing and intimidating. Many people aren’t given much direction other than being told to change their diet and get more exercise. What are some of the…

Learn From Cedrik's Diabetes Mistakes

By Pharmacist George 1 Comment

I cannot get over what I saw one day at the pharmacy. Cedrik, a young man in a wheelchair, was trying to reach for an item from the over-the-counter section in front of the pharmacy…

Five Common Mistakes People With Chronic Diseases Make, Part 2

By Pharmacist George Tohme 2 Comments

The next 2 mistakes made by people with chronic conditions. This is part 2 of a 3-part series on the mistakes people with chronic conditions make.

Mental Game Tip 3: Try Relaxation Techniques

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

Relaxation can help you deal with your "everyday frustrations" of diabetes.

Mental Game Tip 2: Get Screened for Serious Distress

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

Negative feelings and a sense of being overwhelmed are incredibly common among people with diabetes.

Mental Game Tip 1: Be a Problem-Solver

By abbeysue 1 Comment

Taking care of yourself with diabetes is indeed a “mental game,” requiring you to learn to function comfortably on a number of levels.

Holiday Tip 4: Stay Positive with the "Diabetes Police"

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

It’s not at all uncommon for friends, family members, or even strangers who know you have diabetes to ask: "Should you be eating that?"

How to Avoid Carb Overload

By Amy Tenderich 2 Comments

Everyone talks about eating balanced meals. But do you really know what a “balanced meal” is?

How to Find a Diabetes Doctor

By Amy Tenderich 2 Comments

There are so many important things about living with diabetes. First and foremost: the issue of finding the right doctor.