Mindfulness-based stress reduction and diabetes

Robin R. Whitebird, MaryJo Kreitzer, Patrick J. O'Connor

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Diabetes poses a major life stress that requires considerable physical, emotional, and psychological accommodation and coping. Mind-body therapies have drawn significant interest for their potential to assist in managing stress and adaptation to chronic illness. This review highlights the literature and research on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to improve the health and well-being of individuals with diabetes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)226-230
Number of pages5
JournalDiabetes Spectrum
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 2009


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