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Willpower to Lose Weight: Why There's No Such Thing as Willpower

The Myth of Willpower

With type 2 diabetes, every day is essential for maintaining your physical health. And the better you do with your physical health, the more your mental health will follow. Every day you have to make the best decisions possible regarding your diet, exercise, testing, and medications. If you do not, negative ramifications become more likely. This need for consistency can become a battle. It is a battle against diabetes, but it is also a battle against...

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Diabetics who are regularly stressed are more likely to have poor blood glucose levels, so take control with these diabetes stress management tips.
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The Myth of Willpower

The Myth of Willpower

The thing about willpower is that it's only as good as the situations in which you put yourself.
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By learning more about the relationship between stress and diabetes, you can prevent it from having a negative impact on your quality of life.
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