Diabetes Gift Guide
People with diabetes are more than their diabetes. They are first and foremost people, each with talents and interests unique to them. But if you are looking to give someone with diabetes the gift of encouragement and good health, here are some traditional and not-so-traditional ideas to help get you started.
Fruity Coconut Yogurt Treat Oat Smoothie Hidden Value Chili Half-Wheat Biscuits Mustard-Dill Sauce Toasted Pappadums Sweet and Sour Collard Greens with Bacon Zucchini with Leek and Onion Japanese Brown Rice Salad Swordfish with Lemon-Sauce
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...