10 Small Steps
This month, promise yourself that you'll do at least one of the following ten things to improve your diabetes management, your health, and your life. Don't just click and read ... grab a pen and paper. Do this for you!
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 11/13.
Bacon 'n' Egg Pockets Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Thyme Soybean and Vegetable Spread High-Energy Muffins Mesclun with Grilled Onion, Apple, and Gruyere Apricot Wraps Rock Shrimp Ceviche Chunky Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Black Cherry Baked Apples Four Leaf Salad With Mint Vinaigrette
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...