Diabetes & Emotions

Living with type 2 diabetes can affect you emotionally as well as physically.


Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for a while, it can take its toll on how you are feeling.

It is important to remember that you are not alone, and there are many other people around you who can be feeling the same way, and there is plenty of support out there to help.

To find what psychological therapies are available to you, click here.

You can also get advice and support from Mind in your area or the Good Thinking website that offers tools and resources to support your mental health.

Find local services in your area







Want to know more about living with type 2 diabetes?

These stories are from people who are living with type 2 diabetes and their real-life experiences. We hope that their stories will inspire and comfort you to know you are not alone.

Read John’s story here

Read Sara’s story here

Read Lucinda’s story here

Read Pam’s story here

Read Nicki’s story here

Read Zena’s story here