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Have you, your spouse, or your child sought counseling to help you cope with diabetes?

 
     

Yes, we're in counseling now

 
 

4%

 

  14

 
     

Yes, and it was helpful

 
 

10%

 

  34

 
     

Yes, and it wasn't very helpful

 
 

6%

 

  21

 
     

No, but we've considered it

 
 

22%

 

  75

 
     

No, we haven't considered it

 
 

56%

 

  185

 


Total votes: 329

 

Have you or your child sought counseling to help you cope with diabetes?

Poll dates: July 20 - 27, 2008
Total Votes: 329

Living with diabetes can be enormously difficult, especially for children and their parents. Teens also face additional challenges as they try to deal with both diabetes and adolescence. For many people, counseling helps. A complete diabetes team includes health care professionals trained to help with the psychosocial aspects of living with diabetes, and they are there to help you and your child.

The chart below shows how people have answered this question over the past several years:

Response     July 2008     July 2007     June 2003     June 2002     March 2000  
Yes, in counseling now 4% 5% 5% 6% 7%
Yes, and it was helpful 10% 10% 9% 11% 11%
Yes, and it wasn't very helpful 6% 6% 12% 4% 7%
No, but we've considered it 22% 21% 17% 24% 34%
No, we haven't considered it 56% 55% 54% 51% 38%
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Last Updated: Sunday July 27, 2008 12:12:36
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