Diabetes and Depression: Warning Signs and Coping Strategies

Diabetes and Depression: Warning Signs and Coping Strategies

It is no surprise that diabetes doubles the risk of depression. Between balancing our diets, timing our insulin intakes, scheduling exercise, and managing the highs and lows of blood-sugar levels, things can get tough. This daily regimen is quite overwhelming and, if...
Diabetes support groups to help manage diabetic depression

Diabetes support groups to help manage diabetic depression

As a child, I remember hearing my parents and grandparents mention people they knew who had “sugar diabetes.” These conversations made me wonder if diabetes was like the bubonic plague; something you could catch that was a death sentence. Diabetes frightened me, and I...
Tips to manage your diabetes

Tips to manage your diabetes

Being a doctor, I know about many diseases and the complications related to them. Many people go through psychological and emotional trauma when diagnosed with a chronic illness. I never knew this until after my medical studies. My friend, Sergey was diagnosed with...