Problem Solving

Be a diabetes detective and solve the daily puzzles of good control

By Theresa Garnero

This self-care behavior focuses on the what ifsthat is, what to do if your glucose is too low or too high, or what to do if you become sick. Unfortunately, if your glucose is too high or too low, it may influence your problem-solving skills. Have a plan, ahead of time.

Visit these resources for key information on solving the health and lifestyle problems of diabetes:

Taking Care of Your Diabetes When You're Ill

Diabetes at Work and School

Paying for Diabetes Care

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Last Modified Date: June 21, 2013

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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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