Here are two case studies to further understand how depression and diabetes can be intertwined and can affect teens.
The mental health benefits of exercise
Exercise doesn’t just benefit your physical health. There are psychological benefits as well, including an increased sense of well-being, and reduced stress levels. Read about the mental health benefits of exercise in this expert blog.
The impact of stress on diabetes
Chronic stress from a busy lifestyle can increase the risk of developing diabetes, or worsen the condition of people who have diabetes.
Hypertension and its link to stress
As you have read in previous blogs, hypertension or high blood pressure can contribute to diabetes complications. One factor that can cause hypertension is stress.
S.M.A.R.T. goals for diabetes management
Self-managing diabetes, whether type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, can be very challenging and empowering at the same time.
Advocating for yourself with your healthcare team
Advocating for yourself is an important part of managing your overall healthcare needs.