What is the everyday reality of living with diabetes? It can be complex, personal and sometimes even misunderstood by others.
Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole family, especially when a child is diagnosed. Whether your child was just diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes or you're entering a new life stage or experience with diabetes, everyone needs some emotional support now and then.
“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do…” - “One” by Harry Nilsson. Many people with diabetes feel alone in their journey, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Diabetes affects many parts of a person’s life, so having a support team on this journey can be greatly beneficial.
THIS BLOG IS THE Third IN A SERIES OF POSTS BY CECELIA HEALTH CDE AND RN, JANE ABBEY, EACH ADDRESSING A DIFFERENT HURDLE TO SUCCESSFUL DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT. Check out the introduction and Emotional barriers post.