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How to Get the Social Support You Need When Managing Diabetes or Your Chronic Condition

Why Is Social Support Important In Managing Chronic Conditions? Research shows that high levels of social support from family, friends, and peers leads to better health and faster recovery from chronic conditions. Social support can be crucial in helping patients with diabetes cope with the illness and improve their adherence to treatment.  Family, friends, and peers can be instrumental in…

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Connecting to Stress Less: How to Get Social Support if You Don’t Have Any Right Now

As social creatures, humans have lived for thousands of years as a part of family units and communities. Social distancing during the pandemic can leave us feeling lonely, isolated, and yearning for interaction with other people. However, there are ways to get social support even if you do not think you have any. And do not worry if you have…

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