Diabetes Articles

Feeling Overwhelmed by Life? How to Avoid Turning Everything Into Mud

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When problems pile up, Dr. Gary shows you how to dig yourself out.

PTSD: Why You Should Be Concerned and What You Can Do

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Post-traumatic stress disorder can strike people who have chronic health conditions. Dr. Gary explains why and offers reassuring advice.

Metformin: Solving Stomach Problems

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

There may be a way you can still take your metformin, without the stomach trouble.

Treating Overactive Bladder With Electrical Stimulation

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Learn how gentle treatments can often reduce the urge to pee.

Getting Anxious About Getting Anxious? Here’s What You Can Do!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If fear of anxiety leads to more anxiety, Dr. Gary has nine simple ways to break the cycle.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Can I Help You Be More Emotional?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If you or your partner has a hard time expressing feelings, Dr. Gary's tips can help.

Diabetes Outdoors: Take a Hike!

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Nature’s wonders are waiting! Here’s how to manage your blood sugar while you enjoy them.

Why Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher in the Morning

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

We’re learning more about this hazard—and steps you can take to help protect yourself.

Chronic Communication at Home: Don’t Say Yes Unless You Mean It!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how putting sensible limits on your commitments can help protect your health.

The Obesity Paradox: Do Heavy People With Heart Disease Really Live Longer?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Recent findings challenge long-held beliefs. Here's what you should know.

Does Insulin Cause Side Effects?

By Kent Peterson 2 Comments

Know what to expect from this life-saving diabetes medication.

Chronic Communication at Home: The Importance of Shared Meals

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Dr. Gary tells how to use mealtime to enhance togetherness and support between you and your loved ones.

Treating Type 2 Diabetes Early With Insulin

By Jewels Dosckiz No Comments

Research has found that two to four weeks of insulin therapy may delay the need for intensive diabetes treatment for up to 48 weeks.

What’s the Best Cooking Oil?

By Amy Campbell 2 Comments

Have you walked down the oil aisle of the grocery store lately? Where did all of those different choices even come from? Which one is best, or does it really matter?

Feeling Normal: How Self-Protective Do I Need to Be?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains six ways to find a healthy balance between pushing yourself too hard and not pushing hard enough.

Do Automated External Defibrillators Really Save Lives?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here's what happens when inexperienced bystanders use this powerful medical tool in a crisis.