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Apathy, Lack of Motivation & Diabetes

 Huge Gaps It should come as no surprise that the majority of studies and research shows that there is huge gap between what people with diabetes know they should do to improve their health, and what they actually manage to achieve. More troubling, however, is that many people say they have not even tried to follow…

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Diabetes Burnout

What is Diabetes Burnout? Diabetes burnout is something that I see here at Diabetes Insight alot. For many people they may not even realise they are in burnout. It can often be a great source of comfort and solace to many people, when I explain what diabetes burnout is and how at Diabetes Insight we…

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“Oh you’re diabetic, but you’re not even that fat?” Living with Type 1 Diabetes

“My diabetes story began when I was 13. I was only a few months into first year in a new school. But my symptoms had been ongoing for a long time. Severe fatigue, constant thirst, headaches and always having to go to the bathroom! But the high blood sugars pushed me over the edge. I…

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Diabetes & Mental Health

Today is the 10th of October….World Mental Health Day. It is a day to raise the profile of mental health issues but also to remove the stigma that surrounds these issues. There is a strong association between diabetes and mental health issues such as depression. Diagnosis & The 5 Stages of Grieving The shock of…

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