Type 2 diabetes doesn’t just affect your physical health — the condition can have an impact on your mental wellness, too. In turn, when you’re experiencing emotional ups and downs, you may also find it harder to manage type 2 diabetes. For example, if you’re feeling stressed, sad, or anxious on a regular basis, you might find it more challenging to stick with your medication schedule or make time to exercise.
Checking in with yourself and staying aware of your mental wellness may make a difference. Answer these six quick questions to receive an instant assessment of how you’re managing the emotional aspects of type 2 diabetes, along with tailored resources to support your mental well-being.