While it’s normal to feel stressed or anxious at times about having to manage a chronic condition such as diabetes, intense or ongoing feelings can be a sign of diabetes distress, burnout or depression. It can be hard to know where to start, but just letting someone know you care can make all the difference.
Monday, 10 October 2016
Many people with diabetes experience common feelings of worry, frustration, concern and ‘burn-out’. These feelings can often arise from concerns about looking after your diabetes, lack of support, emotional burden, and difficulty accessing health care services.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Research that analysed more than 270 studies found people who held strong negative emotions about their illness and viewed it as more serious were more likely to be in denial and experience depression or anxiety, and less likely to get better.
Monday, 21 August 2017