Author: markheyman

Mark Heyman is a diabetes psychologist, person with type 1 diabetes, and Founder and Director of the Center for Diabetes and Mental Health. Mark lives in San Diego with his wife Gayle. Mark spends as much time as he can near the ocean, cooks (and eats) great food, and performs with his improvisational comedy team Smooth Gravy.

Bike Beyond

Last week, I went to Nashville to spend some time with the Bike Beyond team. This team of 20 people, all living with type 1 diabetes, are spending their summer […]

Why See a Diabetes Psychologist?

This article was originally published in 2014 by Insulin Nation: When I tell people I am a psychologist who specializes in diabetes (and who also happens to have Type 1 diabetes), […]

Interview with Daniele Hargenrader

Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Daniele Hargenrader, aka the Diabetes Dominator. Here’s the video of our conversation where I tell part of my diabetes […]

MasterLab 2016

A couple of months, I got a call from Jimmy Ferrer at the Diabetes Hands Foundation asking if I would speak at MasterLab this year in Orlando. I was thrilled […]

SCUBA, Secrets and Shame

I have a confession to make. A couple weeks ago, I lied about having diabetes. I didn’t lie because I was ashamed of having diabetes, but in order to cover […]