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Diabetes: Tracking My Feelings

Topic Overview

Use this form to think about any negative feelings you have about diabetes.

My feeling is (for example, resentment):_____________________

I have this feeling because I think (for example, I resent the fact that I have diabetes and should eat less of some foods that I like):

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

I will let go of this feeling by (choose all that apply):

  • _____Writing about what I feel and reading out loud what I wrote.
  • _____Noticing positive changes (for example, feeling better when I eat more healthy foods).
  • _____Talking with my family members or members of a diabetes support group.
  • _____Talking with my diabetes health professional.
  • _____Talking with a mental health professional. This feeling is really difficult for me and I would like to talk with a mental health professional about it.

Credits

Current as ofApril 16, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
David C. W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology