Tag Archives: emotional health

Mindful Eating to Help Your Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on May 4, 2012. “I know what I should do, I just can’t get myself to do it!” It’s a refrain … Continue reading

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How to Help a Teen with Diabetes Burnout

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on March 3, 2014. Growing up with type 1 diabetes adds an extra burden of responsibility to an already overwhelmed teen. … Continue reading

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Hunger Scales: Recognizing Hunger as a Tool for Weight Management

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Feb. 28, 2011. This guest post is written by Amanda Kirpitch, M.A., R.D., C.D.E., L.D.N. “Eating in a developed country … Continue reading

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Resources for Friends and Family: How to Support Your Loved One with Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Jan. 13, 2014. Living with diabetes is no easy task, but sometimes the role of family and friends is overlooked. … Continue reading

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Overcoming an Eating Disorder with Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Jan. 20, 2012. “Mirror, mirror on the wall…For my eighth grade self, the day this common household wall-hanging echoed back … Continue reading

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Emotions & Blood-Sugar Levels: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Mood

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Feb. 18, 2011. This guest post is written by by John Zrebiec, L.I.C.S.W., Director of Behavioral Health at Joslin, and Gail … Continue reading

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Diabetes Empowerment by Living Vertically

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This guest post is written by Steve Richert. Steve founded Living Vertical, a multimedia platform to promote a message of diabetes empowerment. What is possible–with diabetes? … Continue reading

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Joslin Researcher Studies Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Depression

Physicians have long observed that mood disorders, including depression, occur more often in patients with diabetes, than even those with other chronic disease. However, the relationship between these two conditions has remained something of a mystery. One possible hypothesis is … Continue reading

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