Diabetes and your feelings

Having diabetes can mean doing new things.

Like now you must

  • take diabetes medicines.
  • check your blood sugars.

Now you also

  • eat healthy or
  • make changes to the food you eat. Like eating
  • more low GI carbs
  • more vegetables
  • do exercise.
  • think about your diabetes.

Making changes can make you feel

  • good
  • okay


  • sad
  • bad
  • worried

It is okay.

Talk to someone you trust.


It might help you feel better.

You can talk to

  • friends
  • family member


  • your GP.

This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.