Diabetes and Me
by Kim Chaloner.
Copyright © 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC.
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Excerpted from DIABETES AND ME: An Essential Guide for Kids and Parents, text by Kim Chaloner, Illustrated by Nick Bertozzi, published in 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Text copyright © 2013 by Kim Chaloner. Art copyright © 2013 by Nick Bertozzi. All rights reserved.
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Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...