Diabetes distress is your emotional response to living with diabetes. It is normal to experience some stress, but when the level of stress becomes overwhelming it can significantly undermine your confidence and ability to take care of the daily tasks. Read this expert article to learn about developing an action plan to deal with diabetes distress.
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.
In this first of a four-part series, nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, Gail MacNeil, discusses the risks, complications and stresses associated with COVID-19 with endocrinologist, Dr. Alanna Weisman, and psychiatrist, Dr. Barry Simon. Here are their insights.
Pregnancy can present challenges for any woman. However, managing pregnancy and type 1 diabetes can add additional challenges, and therefore result in new stressors in a woman’s life.
Learn about stress and its physical effects on the body and discover how this affects people with type 2 diabetes. Understand the stress that comes after diagnosis and the different stresses that caregivers face.
Managing diabetes can be an hour-to-hour challenge.