Having diabetes can lead to feelings of depression because it is a serious and difficult disease to manage. Stress is created from the all-encompassing management and lifestyle changes that need to occur. Therefore, it is important to know the signs of depression and seek help.
We think about controlling our diabetes with diet and exercise and usually with medication too. Seldom do we even consider the fourth leg. But a study published in the latest issue of the Annals of Behavioral Medicine and a forthcoming one by a Ph.D. student who just wrote me emphasizes the importance of our emotions for controlling our…