Columns by Dr. Jen Nash

March 2014: The Effect of Alcohol on Diabetes
Awareness includes knowing when and how to get help

February 2014: Psychological Approaches to Sleeping Well
Environment, behavior, and thoughts keys to improvement

January 2014: Diabetes and Eating Disorders
Find out the signs and causes, and test yourself

April 2013: What Do Your Thoughts Have to Do with Eating and Weight Loss?
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to change your behavior around food.

November 2012: Why Do We Struggle in Our Relationship with Food?
The biological, psychological, and social factors behind emotional eating.

February 2011:Diabetes and Close Relationships
How to manage both.

January 2011: Diabetes Solutions, Not Resolutions
Stay on track to achieving your goals all year long.

December 2010: Managing Low Moods and Depression
Depression is a common, but often overlooked, problem.

November 2010: Managing Your Diabetes Diagnosis
A diagnosis of diabetes can trigger a grieving for your lost health.

October 2010: No One (Even You!) Lacks Motivation
Learn the secret to staying motivated.

September 2010: Your 'Relationship to Help'
Working with a diabetes counselor for your mental health

July 2010: Diabetes is Tough
Making the most of a life with diabetes

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2014

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