Diabetes and Mental Wellbeing

National Diabetes Week 2020

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Be kind to yourself

Managing Diabetes Distress Tip #1 – Be kind to yourself

It’s easy to be clouded by negativity when we’re feeling down or frustrated but being kind to yourself is a great way to boost your mood. Think taking a relaxing bath, treating yourself to a massage or reading a book, watching a show or listening to a podcast that uplifts you.

What self care activities do you like to do?




Urgent support information

If you, or someone you know, are in a life-threatening emergency, please contact 000 or go to your nearest hospital immediately.

If you are experiencing a non-life-threatening emergency, please visit your GP as soon as possible.

You could also consider contacting:

  • Lifeline WA on 13 11 14
  • Healthdirect on 1800 022 002.

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