Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can Help Diabetes Control

When you get diagnosed with a health condition such as hypertension, cholesterol or diabetes, you may feel depressed and lose some motivation to look after yourself.  You may be denial or even feel angry about the situation.  However, it is important to recognise these signs because neglecting your health condition will make your health worse!

Click to view DiabetesMadeEasier video to learn about CBT in People with Diabetes

Signs of poor motivation

  • Feeling hopeless or helpless
  • Not keen to exercise or change to a healthy lifestyle
  • Not following professional dietary advice
  • Eating comfort foods high in fat or carbohydrate
  • Miss taking your medication
  • Not getting regular blood testing
  • Ignoring high glucose or cholesterol readings

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