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All Discussions Tagged 'mental' (17)

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How do you handle long term diabetic depression?

I will be the first person to admit that I suffer from depression, according to the records of my therp it is CHRONIC, SEVERE, LONG LASTING…

Started by sdkate

41 May 22, 2014
Reply by Fraser

I understand DENIAL but it annoys me when Diabetics complain about their health and don't take care of themselves.

I have been a Type 1 Diabetic for 32 years now and the older I get the more I want to smack stupid upside its head. My cousin Patty died fr…

Started by david-1968

62 Mar 9, 2014
Reply by david-1968

Diabetes and depression: The impact of this widespread disease on the brain is often overlooked

(Medical Xpress)— The complications of uncontrolled diabetes are well recognized: nerve damage, kidney disease, blindness, and circulation…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

2 Sep 25, 2013
Reply by lotsofshots

Bipolar disorder and Type 1 diabetes

I'm wondering does anyone else have bipolar disorder and Type 1 diabetes? Have you had problems managing your diabetes and bipolar disorder…

Started by Cherise

18 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Judy

New Evidence Review: Diabetes + Untreated Depression = Increased Risk of Death

People living with diabetes who also have untreated depression are at increased risk of death, according to a recent evidence review in Gen…

Started by CFAH

0 Mar 1, 2013

dia-cide... ("suicide" by diabetes)

There are many stories here and elsewhere of those who have "given-up", quite literally people who quit being diabetics or even acknowledgi…

Started by Stuart

131 Feb 23, 2013
Reply by Stuart

Blissful diabetes..........?!

I am never blissful or joyous about diabetes.  Are you?   Like my heart, or my lungs my diabetes dragon is always doing something in the ba…

Started by Stuart

49 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Brunetta

Diabetic Mind... explore it?!

When does our vigilance, our attempts at "control" become too much, a mental condition per se? Can we test "too much"? If we literally will…

Started by Stuart

110 Jun 20, 2012
Reply by Clare

Diabetes is Mental

     Its been almost 30 yrs I have had Type 1 Diabetes and for 15 of them I have had a condition of mental disturbance. So what does that m…

Started by Brian Piccolo

46 Dec 10, 2011
Reply by Josh F

I am dealing with C-PTSD and T1 and the clinic I go to wont understand... Do you?

Hi all... I am new to this site but I hope someone here can help me.... I am 28 yrs old and I have been living with T1 for 17 years. Befo…

Started by Sunny1982

44 Apr 28, 2011
Reply by Sunny1982




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