People who have diabetes can benefit from a number of support systems, both in person and online, as well as individual and group support.
Blood glucose monitoring is one of the most important tools to help keep diabetes in check and reduce the risk of complications. Knowing the benefits, many family members and friends of people with diabetes cant resist nagging about the rules.
Mindfulness for people with diabetes is a concept that involves staying in the present, instead of worrying about the past or future.
Children’s diabetes support groups can offer comfort, hope and encouragement to kids who have the disease, as well as their families. Read about children’s diabetes support groups in this article.
From the day an individual is diagnosed with diabetes – whether Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes – the support from friends and family can be very powerful and can help with adjusting to the day-to-day management of diabetes.
In a previous blog, I wrote about how a person with Type 1 diabetes may transition from a pediatrics diabetes program to an adult medical diabetes program. Once involved in an adult program, research has found that continuing and maintaining the medical diabetic care can be very challenging