Mental Health in Diabetes Care
Type 1 diabetes isn’t just checking blood sugars, counting carbs and taking insulin. This disease is constant and can take a toll on mental health. According to Diabetes Australia, up to 50% of diabetics are thought to also have a mental illness such as depression or anxiety. While there are some resources available it seems that more awareness needs to be brought to this issue as well as a greater push for mental support. We spoke to Counsellor and Psychotherapist Will Bonney to bring some clarity to this issue.