Highlights: dLife explores care giving – the challenges, and the rewards. Plus, Nicole Johnson pays a visit to the research labs of the NIDDK to see the search for a cure in progress. And, a college basketball coach who didn’t let a severe diabetes complication, keep him from a championship season.
Special Guests: Basketball Coach Bill Brown
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Baked Tortilla Chips Blueberry Vinegar Chocolate Pudding Cake Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Ambrosial Oranges Asian Grilled Chicken Multi-Colored Slaw Chocolate Yogurt Pops Easy Turkey Marsala Roasted Vegetable Dip with Baked Pita Crisps
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...