The Emotional Side Of Diabetes

african american woman looking upset while sitting at a desk(BlackDoctor.org) — Dealing with diabetes puts a lot of attention on blood glucose monitoring and insulin and medications—and those are important, of course. But there is an emotional side to diabetes that should be addressed, too.

Diabetes and the Disruption of Daily Life

  • Diabetes interrupts your workday when you have to check your blood glucose.
  • Diabetes means you can’t just grab food whenever you want—you have to plan for it.