Diabetics With Anxiety


Diabetics With Anxiety

It has been proven that diabetics are more prone to anxiety than non-diabetics. Let's share and support each other.

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Best Anxiety Meds?

Started by Jason Casey. Last reply by Cocheze Mar 13, 2014. 6 Replies

I've taken xanax, clonopin, and valium for anxiety over the years.  I no longer feel symptoms of hypoglycemia so I have to check my BG very often, the catch is that I can't sleep long because I may…Continue

Tags: 1, type, anxiety, social

diabetes and anxiety. my story. (reposted)

Started by julez_79 Sep 25, 2012. 0 Replies

Hello everybody, I am a fairly new diagnosed LADA diabetic and I am very glad to have found this community, I am a member only a few days now and already feel more understood and supported than I…Continue

7 yr old type 1 diabetic becoming germaphobic? Help!

Started by TeamLenny Mar 12, 2012. 0 Replies

My 7 year old son has had Type 1 diabetes for 3 1/2 years now. Ever since his last "major" illness (stomach flu) last November, he has been totally freaking out at even the thought of germs. If…Continue


Started by LeeAnneL.. Last reply by alizachana Dec 23, 2011. 2 Replies

Hey everyone- I just joined this group- I am having serious problems sleeping lately, I think largely due to anxiety. I was just wondering if anyone had any advice about how to get to sleep.....…Continue

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Comment by jamietaylor424 on November 13, 2014 at 3:01pm

Hey there. I was diagnosed a little over a month ago with type 1. It was a terrifying experience - hospitalized for a week with severe DKA. I have struggled with pretty severe anxiety most of my life and I am finding that it has only gotten worse since diagnosis. I feel like I have a million more things to be anxious about now, and I joined TuDiabetes just looking for some support.

Comment by smartalex1972 on February 18, 2014 at 7:18am

Hi all,
Im new to this forum. T1D for 15 years and I struggle with severe anxiety and panic attacks related to having T1D. My issues are centered on getting stuck in traffic while driving and having hypos while sleeping. Ive been in therapy with a therapist who specializes in anxiety disorders and it has really given me my life back although I still deal with anxiety every day. What do you guys do to deal with it?

Comment by shoshana27 on April 26, 2013 at 1:51pm

i;m afraid of not beeing understood if/when i need help also when in hospital some docs or nurses don't understand about pump & that i have to test so much. how about medicare; they know nothing about t1.

Comment by jpg391 on October 20, 2012 at 11:24am

I have been a type 2 for over thirty years. I was diagnosed with Anxiety just over a month ago. But I had signs of it for many years. I'm currently on medication for it.

Comment by iris on October 3, 2012 at 5:13pm

Hi..I was diagnosed in Jan.2012 with type 2. Have suffered from panic/anxiety attacks since around 12yrs old. Lived with them for 45 years without telling anyone and just dealing with it as best I could. For the past few years I take paxil. It helps with the anxiety but I also do not put myself in any situations where I would have an attack. No underground subways, tall buildings, planes..

Comment by alizachana on December 23, 2011 at 7:52am

I've started a group for those of us who have diabetes and also have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a sub-group of the anxiety disorders. I have severe generalized anxiety as well as fairly severe OCD, so if you have both and are interested in joining, the link to the group is : http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/diabetics-with-obsessive-compulsive... . I think that this group has been really helpful to me, and I just want to add another resource out there that may help all of us PWD with anxiety disorders that may be helpful in bringing us together to help!
Aliza :)

Comment by Hello Cupcake It's Me on September 14, 2010 at 10:14pm
I have so many panic attacks, and feeling of OMG whats going to happen than I would like to admit. Thankfully my doctors put me on Zolof, and Wellburtrin.

M. Peterson

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