Maintain a routine: If you are a diabetic maintain a routine and practice clean eating. Make sure to follow a healthy balanced diet and indulge in regular physical activity to reduce the effects of stress. Usually following a routine helps to control the negative effects of the raging hormones. Be particular about your diet, if you eat well and exercise you will notice your stress levels dropping.
Take up a sport: In addition, to manage stress you can start playing a sport this helps to burn calories, improve insulin sensitivity, dissemination of glucose and reduces the effects of cortisol.
Try relaxation techniques: Deep breathing, meditation, yoga, also help in reducing stress. Any de-stressing activity you engage in will also increase your overall productivity while increasing your happiness quotient. All of this will help to keep the stress hormones in control and blood sugar levels in check.