Category: Healthy Coping

  • Diabetes and Depression

    People with diabetes are 2 to 3 times more likely to have depression than people without.  In fact, diabetes and depression share some of the same risk factors: – Poor diet – Lack of physical activityObesity – Hypertension  – Family history Around 10% to 15% of all people who have type 1 or type 2 […]

  • 6 Types of Self-Care

    Self-care plays an important role in how well you are able to manage your diabetes. Our mental health is connected to our physical health. If you are feeling good mentally, you will typically feel good physically too. Let’s explore the types of self-care and what you can do to practice them: Psychological: Be creative, meditate, […]

  • Have Diabetes, Will Travel

    Just because diabetes is your constant companion doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy traveling, whether traversing America in an RV or flying to the far reaches of the globe.

  • Diabetes and Sexuality…

    Sexuality is one of the greatest gifts we have as humans. When it works it can be wonderful and when it doesn’t work it can be confusing and tremendously frustrating.

  • The Value of Support

    Sharing with people that you have diabetes can be very scary. The Bahamas Islands are small and everyone seems to know everybody’s business.