Permanent stress: Diabetes also puts a strain on the psyche

blood sugar checks and the consequent drug use therapy create an ongoing Stressplus the Angst before sequelae. This can have a psychological impact. Studies show that patients with Diabetes more often than other people mental illnesses like Burnout and develop depression, anxiety and eating disorders. The German Diabetes Gesellschaft (DDG) estimates that almost a third of all those affected suffer from depressive symptoms such as concentration problems, Angstfeelings of inferiority and weakness, sexual problems, sleep disorders, loss of appetite and lack of interest through to physical ones Pains suffers. About every tenth person with Diabetes even develops a manifest Depression. With poor metabolic control and if diabetic sequelae are present, the risk is particularly high.

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