Good health habits are important to everyone. These habits include taking care of yourself both physically and emotionally. The mind and body are connected and have an affect on each other. For example: if a person is stressed then they may feel a headache coming on. While a person with diabetes who feels stress may have the same headache in addition to finding his or her blood sugar elevated. Nutrition, exercise and relaxation are a few important good habits to learn and follow. Many habits affect your diabetes care.