Make A Difference
Ten Ways YOU Can Get Involved
in Diabetes Awareness Month
"Diabetes awareness" is a daily state of mind for the almost 24 million Americans living with the disease. But each November, the rest of the country takes notice as diabetes dominates news headlines during Diabetes Awareness Month. Want to do your part in spreading the word and improve your own diabetes health in the process? Read on for ten ways to make a difference in diabetes awareness this month.
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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...