We are T1D & mental health experts!
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is stressful. You feel out of control, anxious, and burnt out. The stress of living with T1D makes you feel stuck.
You don’t have to feel this way.
The Center for Diabetes & Mental Health is YOUR PARTNER in navigating the emotional side of living with T1D.
Our mission is to help you get unstuck, so you can live your life, without letting T1D get in the way.
T1D & mental health is all we do. This means you’ll get the most effective, evidence-based tools to help you manage the stress of T1D, so you can focus on what’s important.
Our team understands the mental health challenges of living with T1D. We also have the clinical expertise and diabetes know-how to help you overcome these challenges and become more free and flexible in your life.
Meet Dr. Mark!
Hey there! I am Dr. Mark Heyman (but most people call me Dr. Mark). I'm a diabetes psychologist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES). As someone who has been living with T1D for 20+ years, I understand I the emotional challenges of T1D – both personally and professionally. Over the past 10 years, I have helped 100’s of people navigate the stress of T1D and live their lives, without letting diabetes get in the way.
The LiveFree with T1D Podcast is the only podcast where we coach you to build your T1D stress-management plan like a sailboat. You are the captain. The hull is your diabetes knowledge and management. The sails are your mindset. The rudder is your behavior and the crew is your support team.
If you build the five parts of your stress management plan correctly, you'll find smooth sailing with T1D.
Every week we help a person with T1D just like you optimize their sailboat.
Find freedom and flexibility in your life with T1D!
This book holds the key!
Life with T1D is unpredictable and filled with never-ending work, leading to overwhelm and burnout. Diabetes gets even more challenging when you believe you can't handle this stress.
In this guide to navigating the emotional challenges of T1D, Dr. Mark Heyman shows how life becomes easier when you accept that T1D sucks AND believe you can handle it.
Dr. Mark shares proven tools and real-life stories of others who have learned to handle the stress of T1D to provide hope for anyone struggling with this chronic condition.