Are Online Communities Right For You?
Diabetes is an all-day, every-day disease, and sometimes we need more support than our doctors and families can provide. Have you thought about joining an online diabetes support community? We can help you get started. This slideshow answers some common questions about participating in an online health community, and will help you grow your diabetes support network!
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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...