Mental Health

Mental Health

Deal with natural emotions like stress, sadness, anger and denial before they lead to depression.

Visit ADA's Mental Health Provider Directory.

Featured book: Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Can't Take It Anymore is an interactive book that addresses the emotional issues that contribute to poor glycemic control and provides guidance to overcoming the barriers to good self-care.


Diabetes is the perfect breeding ground for anger.


Denial is that voice inside repeating: "Not me." Most people go through this when first diagnosed.


Studies show that people with diabetes have a greater risk of depression than people without diabetes.

Explore: Mental Health

  • Stress

    Relax! Making lifestyle changes can help reduce mental stress and manage your blood glucose levels.

  • Diabetes Distress

    Doctors are just beginning to understand diabetes distress and how it affects your health and well-being.