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Diabetes and anxiety

Anxiety is often a healthy response to a perceived threat. For most people, these feelings go away after the stressor has passed.

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For some people, the fear becomes so intense and long-lasting that it starts to impact on daily life, including work, school, relationships, and diabetes management.

If you are feeling this way, you may have an anxiety disorder, but you are not alone. There are many things you can do to reduce your feelings of anxiety.

Learn about 'Diabetes and anxiety':

  • What is anxiety?
  • What has anxiety got to do with diabetes?
  • Do you feel this way because of anxiety or diabetes?
  • What you can do
  • Who can help?
  • More information and support

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The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.