Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Carers of diabetics risk mental health problems

Carers of diabetics risk mental health problems Three quarters of carers for people with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems, new research shows.

According to the results of an online survey from Diabetes UK, 77% of respondents said they sometimes or often feel down because of their family member’s diabetes.

One third of carers also wanted their family member to see more of a diabetes specialist nurse (DSN), while 11% per cent wanted a trained counsellor or psychologist to support the children or adults with diabetes they care for. OnMedica

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