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When and how psychologists can support people with diabetes fact sheet

Living with diabetes can sometimes feel like a burden. It can feel frustrating and stressful trying to do all that’s needed to manage your diabetes. At times, you may feel anxious, low in mood, or worried. Your emotional health is as important as your physical health. If diabetes is affecting your well-being, it is important to know when and how to seek support. We are all better able to deal with our emotions when we have support.

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When and how psychologists can support people with diabetes fact sheet

Most people with diabetes manage well most of the time. But it is okay to acknowledge if you are struggling. Many people benefit from specialist emotional support from a psychologist.

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When and how a psychologist can support me quick guide

This quick guide answers common questions about psychologist support.

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Diabetes Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this Country. We recognise their connection to land, waters, winds and culture. We pay the upmost respect to them, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present. We are committed to improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

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