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If more certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and diabetic counselors made telephonic coaching available, would you be interested in working with one?
Yes. I have wanted to work with one, but my schedule is too hectic to meet with someone in person.
20%
Yes. I would be more comfortable speaking about my diabetes on the telephone
28%
I already work with someone face-to-face, but it would be nice if he/she had the telephone option too.
11%
My current CDE/coach/counselor already offers telephone consultations.
7%
No. I prefer face-to-face meetings.
11%
No. I don't feel that I need to work with a CDE either way.
20%
Total votes are 260
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by Brenda Bell
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...
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