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Mental Health

My husband’s temperament changed about a year ago. He is withdrawn, moody, and mean. Is this caused by his diabetes?

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With out of control blood sugars, my teen son is not coping well these days. Some of his classmates tease him about missing gym and such. How can I submit his name for a transplant?

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My doctor and parents are trying to get me to pay more attention to my diabetes and I feel I am trying. But, I feel my parents are nagging and I have been thinking about suicide. What should I do?

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Since going on Abilify, my daughter has needed to increase her basal insulin 75%. Is this common with this medication? Is this safe?

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My teen son checks his blood sugar only once or twice a day, refuses to upload his numbers from the pump or get blood work, and will not discuss his diabetes with me. What should I do?

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Is there such a thing as withdrawal from hypoglycemia? Could my husband’s diagnosis of schizophrenia be related to the drugs he was prescribed?

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My son has been in DKA several times over the past few years. I think it is related to his emotions. How can I help him?

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My teen son is skipping insulin and not testing his blood sugar. He walked out when I took him to therapy. The therapist has suggested that we take him to a mental facility, but this seems too extreme. What do you recommend?

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If diabetes isn’t taken care of, can it cause mental issues? Can it cause someone to become schizophrenic or bipolar or just have random fits of anger?

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My daughter has issues with hygiene, self-esteem, petty thefts, possibly depression, maybe related to her diabetes. Where can we find help for her?

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