Side of diabeTeS
Reasons to be fearful?
experience depression succeed at
overcoming it. Emotions are a normal Dealing with diabetes puts a lot of attention on blood glucose monitoring and
part of life -- just as diabetes is now a part insulin and medications—and those are important, of course, but there is an
of your life. If you address the emotions emotional side to diabetes that should be addressed too.
swirling around diabetes as they come o Diabetes interrupts your day when you have to check your blood
up, you will be taking a healthy step glucose.
toward better managing it.”
o Diabetes means you can’t just grab food whenever you want—you have
See the original article here. to plan around it.
Forms of treatment o Diabetes frustrates you when you want a pastry not an apple.
There is an excellent overview of both
o Diabetes makes you worry about your future.
medical and alternative care on the MIND
website, ranging from anti-depressant All these stresses interrupts your emotional stability and introduces emotional
drugs to natural herbs and to behavioural complications, but it’s okay to be frustrated or overwhelmed or scared.
You’ve got a lot to deal with, and if you need some support, go find it.
therapies. Among the more commonly