Talking with your healthcare professional can be intimidating but there is so much you can do to make this encounter more effective. Being prepared with identified concerns, focusing your thoughts, setting realistic expectations, and being open and honest in your communication are all valuable points to consider.
Diabetes distress is the emotional response to dealing with the daily demands of living with diabetes. In this expert blog we discuss why it is important that you speak with your diabetes healthcare team about your difficulties.
It is natural to have negative thoughts that become so overwhelming they put us into a state of inertia. It is just easier to do nothing! Experts refer to this as diabetes distress. Read on to learn how to manage this common condition.
All of us have been affected in drastic and unexpected ways by the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. At times it can feel like the pandemic will never end, and emotions such as fear, uncertainty and panic can leave us feeling immobilized.
It’s natural for everyone to feel anxious or worried at times. A moderate amount of anxiety can be a motivator to get a project done or respond to a dangerous situation.
While having family members with diabetes will increase your chances of getting the disease yourself, environmental factors also play a key part in causing diabetes.