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Anxiety and High-Cost Health Care Use

Comorbid Anxiety, Type 2 Diabetes Tied to High-Cost Health Care Use HealthDay News — Anxiety is independently associated with high-cost resource use among individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online June 18 in Diabetes Care. Esti Iturralde,...

Transgender Awareness Week 2018

Transgender Awareness Week 2018

What is Transgender Awareness Week? It is a week long, annual celebration of the transgender community meant to raise awareness, educate allies, and commemorate those in the community who face, or have lost their lives, due to transphobic violence.  The week...

LGBT Youth Mental Health

LGBT Youth Mental Health

Recent studies on LGBT Youth Mental Health The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association recently posted several research articles about the mental health of LGBT youth.  In one study, transgender youth had an increase in suicide attempts. Another study revealed LGB youth...

Medical Leave for LGBTQ Workers

Medical Leave for LGBTQ Workers

AMA Supports  Medical Leave for LGBTQ Workers TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) calls for inclusive family and medical leave policies to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer LGBTQ Workers who care for...

LGBTQ Stress

June is Pride month. Do you have LGBTQ Stress? It is also the month that the Supreme Court ruled on the Masterpiece Cake decision. Some LGBTQ individuals feel threatened by this ruling. Some worry that our right to marry will be taken away. Some people in the LGBTQ...

Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes Do you live with diabetes? Want to talk with someone who gets it? I am a health psychologist who works with people with diabetes and I live with the disease. I understand that managing the daily physical and emotional demands of diabetes can be...