Diapression and Diabetes
Highlights: Reality TV star Darren Brass talks about his diabetes life in Miami Ink's tattoo business; Chef Michel Nischan makes a romantic, diabetes-friendly meal; dLife community members Evan and Olivia Gelick talk about being a father-daughter diabetes team; dLife explores the diabetes and depression connection.
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Jerk Pork Bites Cola Baked Ham Raspberry Cocktail Sauce with Chilled Shrimp Low-Carb Sprout Salad Pork with Pineapple and Coconut Curry Kick-off Kabobs Peaches, Honey, and Almond Cream Primavera Sauce Baked Flounder au Gratin Asian Marinated Beef Tenderloin
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...