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Treating Depression Through the Workplace

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As bloggers Jan Chait and David Spero discussed in their blog entries ("Diabetes-Savvy Mental Health Professionals Needed" and "Depression and Type 2 Diabetes—Symptoms or Disease?") this week, people who have diabetes are also more prone to depression. Depression is highly treatable, but a large percentage of people with depression are not diagnosed or treated, and depression is a leading contributor to disability worldwide. A study published last month, however, shows that the workplace may be an effective—and cost-effective—place to diagnose and treat depression. Read More “Treating Depression Through the Workplace”

Fitting Diabetes Into Your Lifestyle

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My first "real" dietitian was Amy K. I say "real" like that because the ones I’d had before tended to snap out orders. Those commands consisted of a long list of foods I could no longer eat for the rest of my life and the ones I could eat, but had to be consumed in conjunction with other stuff. In no way did it resemble the way I ate.

Well, that lasted all of about two weeks.

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Back in the Saddle

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The first sentence I wanted to begin today’s blog entry with started with the words, “When I was diagnosed.” I wrote them down, deleted them, and then wrote several variations on that theme: “Back in March when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes…”; “When I found out…”; “When the doctor told me….” Read More “Back in the Saddle”

 

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