Diabetes is a condition that doesn’t just impact the body, but the whole person and mental health is an important aspect to consider when it comes to the holistic approach to diabetes.

In this episode, podcast host, Dr Darren Green and Psychologist Daniel Sher explore the complex interplay between diabetes and mental health, highlighting the importance of a holistic approach to managing diabetes.

Daniel Sher, specialises in diabetes-focused psychotherapy and is himself a diabetic and so his empathic advice hits the mark and gives a view into what diabetics go through on a daily basis is the voice of empathy who specialises in diabetes-focused psychotherapy. Daniel emphasises the need for a comprehensive understanding of diabetes, including its psychological, biological, and social impacts, and offers advice on how to support individuals with diabetes. This includes strategies for mental wellness and coping with diabetes burnout. This one is not to be missed!

Some notable moments:

[00:00:44] The complexity of diabetes management

[00:04:53] Daniel's background and specialisation

[00:05:42] The Link between mental health and diabetes

[00:09:08] Advice for loved ones of diabetics

[00:11:11] Holistic approach to diabetes management

[00:19:03] How being vulnerable about your diagnosis can be liberating.

[00:21:45] Closing thoughts