Depression and Diabetes

Posted on March 12, 2018

Feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in social activities are common when managing type 2 diabetes. The stress of controlling blood sugar levels can make you feel alone or left out when eating with close friends and family. Finding support is best done alongside others who understand what you are going through.

On DiabetesTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with type 2 diabetes, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Depression is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about depression:


Here are conversations that have taken place about depression:


Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to DiabetesTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I suffer with depression so badly with diabetes and I have gained a great deal of weight . I’m ashamed to go out in public because of this. I suffer… read more

posted 16 days ago

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