Happy World Mental Health Day!
An important part of overall wellness is taking care of your own mental health. Your mental health directly affects how well you manage your diabetes. Poor mental health can lead to uncontrolled diabetes, and uncontrolled diabetes can lead to poor mental health. It’s all connected.
There’s actually a term for feeling overwhelmed with self-management, it’s called diabetic burnout. If you’re feeling frustrated, anxious or just plain “not okay”, that’s okay. Here are six things you can do to help keep yourself mentally healthy.