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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%

 

  10

 
     

Yes, and it was helpful

 
 

7%

 

  16

 
     

Yes, and it wasn't very helpful

 
 

8%

 

  18

 
     

No, but we've considered it

 
 

21%

 

  47

 
     

No, we haven't considered it

 
 

58%

 

  129

 


Total votes: 220

 

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

Poll dates: July 22 - 29, 2009
Total Votes: 220

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 2009     July 2008     July 2007     June 2003     June 2002     March 2000  
Yes, in counseling now 4% 4% 5% 5% 6% 7%
Yes, and it was helpful 7% 10% 10% 9% 11% 11%
Yes, and it wasn't very helpful 8% 6% 6% 12% 4% 7%
No, but we've considered it 21% 22% 21% 17% 24% 34%
No, we haven't considered it 58% 56% 55% 54% 51% 38%
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Last Updated: Wednesday July 29, 2009 14:10:52
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