Depression

Diabetes and Stress

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Diabetes and Stress Why does diabetes and stress go hand in hand? As a type 2 diabetic on insulin I can understand why diabetics can get stressed. The daily grind of checking sugar levels, counting your carbs, or well-meaning people say you can’t eat that, did give myself enough insulin to cover what I have […]

Diabetes

Diabetes and emotional issues

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Setting the record straight about diabetes and emotional issues   The recent Diabetes Week (12-18 June) had the theme of “Setting the Record Straight”, helping to dispel some of the myths around diabetes, especially with the difference between Type 1 and Type 2. However, it would have been great to see more acknowledgement of the emotional […]