Living with diabetes has proven stressful during this COVID19 pandemic and as restrictions are lifted, new worries come to light causing more confusion, worry, and fear – making diabetes even harder to manage.
Diabetes burnout impacts everyone with diabetes at some point. Contrary to conventional wisdom, diabetes education isn’t the answer. It’s not your brain that needs help, its your spirit.
Diabetes numbers on the rise per CDC, lifestyle factors continue to be a factor, yet little support to deal with burnout or promote healthy self management.
We are in strange times and need support to cope with chaos created by the Corona Virus. What we took for granted yesterday, now seems uncertain and fear abounds. I can’t do much about this virus invading our communities, but I did want to provide with some education and a few coaching tips that can help you manage the stress of corona.
I was recently honored to present at the Greater Dallas Chapter JDRF Type One Summit on the topic of diabetes burnout and stress.