Dining with Grown-Ups
Diabetics Mental health
Mental health of diabetics Diabetes is like many diseases that impose a drastic change on the lives of people affected by it. Starting from the moment the disease is diagnosed, you need to believe that this would result in many changes in your lifestyle, behavior and your daily routine. In addition, it would impose changes in the level of your psychological and mental health. It is crucial that you become aware of all aspects of these changes and their future impact on your life and to try hard to accept them in order to, hopefully, prevent any complications or negative effects that may destabilize your psychological and mental state later. It is undeniably not easy, especially in the early stages, when you find a serious responsibility suddenly falling on your shoulders, and you are unable to live with these new changes. These changes are definitely not affecting you alone, but also to your surrounding environment such as friends, family and colleagues. This is the point when you’d face your biggest challenge, which revolves mainly around how to manage diabetes with all the new equations it imposes in your life, and how to be aware and appreciative of the size of the responsibility that falls on yourself during the treatment journey. Before that, let's explore and discover how your body and mental health are affected by diabetes and vice versa.
Mental health of diabetics
Are you a diabetic patient? Enjoying better health and having delicious food! You sit nervously in the waiting room of the medical analysis laboratory, waiting for the results of the examination, and you have frightening thoughts: Is the result positive? Do I have diabetes? Is it the first type? Second? Or is it the pre-infection stage? "The results appear to indicate that you are diabetic." It seemed too scary at first. That means you can say goodbye to holiday cakes, sweets, chocolate, freshly baked bread, sweet tea, and other delicious blood sugar-raising foods. Despite having diabetes, and by making sufficient effort, you can enjoy your favorite sweets every time.