Diabetes Articles

Coping with Diabetes and Anxiety

By Dr. Bev No Comments

Anxiety is common among people with diabetes. Stress can disturb blood glucose control because the body’s release of stress hormones also produces extra glucose.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Asking Too Much of Your Partner?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names six simple ways to take better care of the person who’s taking care of you.

How to Help Your Child Adjust to Type 1 Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Type 1 diabetes is tough, but there are some helpful things that can smooth over the rough edges for the children who shoulder it every day.

Chronic Communication at Work: When You’re Caught in Office Politics

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names nine ways to look out for yourself when life at the office gets difficult.

Why Is Smoking So Bad for People With Diabetes?

By Jewels Dosckiz 1 Comment

If there’s one thing you can do to stack the odds in your favor when diagnosed with diabetes, it’s stop smoking.

Newly Diagnosed: How to Cope With Doctor Fatigue

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If getting the best care requires seeing several doctors, Dr. Gary can help you handle it.

New Device Detects Diabetic Eye Disease Without an Eye Doctor

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Now you won’t have to see a specialist to find signs of dangerous diabetic retinopathy.

Are Continuous Glucose Monitors Worth the Extra Cost?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

An important study helps you compare the benefits and expenses.

Will Exercise Protect Your Heart If Heart Disease Runs in Your Family?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn whether “bad” genes make higher heart risks inevitable.

Your Ultimate Guide to Grass-Fed Beef

By Tom Betar No Comments

There are many benefits to grass-fed beef. While many people assume it doesn’t matter what a cow eats, a cow’s diet can alter the nutrition value of your beef.

Chronic Communication at Home: Your Relationship and the Need for Validation

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Feeling unappreciated? Dr. Gary's tips can help you get the recognition you deserve.

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

By Dr GaryCA 2 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 1 Comment

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