1) Self-losses perceived by the patient

1.1) Beginning the mourn step: Negation

1.2) Silent illness that produces severe damage

1.3) Complicated/chronic mourn

2) Emotions along the disease chronicity

2.1) Negation of emotions/distortion of natural emotions

2.2) Decisions taken based on feelings

3) Changes in the diabetic patient’s nutrition

3.1) Culture: positive reinforcement from childhood

3.2) Constant mourn

3.3) Pleasure by forbidden foods

4) Benefits in the diabetic patient

4.1) Need to be in a support net

4.2) Bonding ties and love by relatives