I never really made the connection between my blood sugar level and my mood until lately. I go to the gym every morning. Last week I was unusually edgy and irritated. I checked my bg before I jumped on the treadmill and discovered that I was a little higher than normal. Since that day, I've noticed a direct correlation between the two.
I found this article by our friends at Joslin and thought it might be helpful to all of you.
by John Zrebiac, L.I.C.S.W., and Gail Musen, Ph.D.
Diabetes can affect both your physical and mental health.
A diagnosis of diabetes certainly adds a huge emotional weight, which can often manifest as depression, anxiety or some other emotional issue. The same goes for the stress of managing diabetes 24/7.
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