Why managing diabetes is about so much more than blood sugar levels
Lynne Pearce Health journalist
People may find the emotional demands of the condition relentless, leading to ‘diabetes distress’ and even burnout
While diabetes is a physical condition, its psychological and emotional toll can jeopardise health, even potentially leading to dangerous complications. ‘Managing diabetes can be relentless,’ says Diabetes UK’s senior clinical adviser Libby Dowling.
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