What are the warning signs of diabetes burnout in a loved one?

If a loved one has diabetes, it’s important to be able to recognize the warning signs of diabetes burnout so you can help them work toward getting back on track.

Some signs to look for, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOff Site Icon (CDC), include:

  • Avoiding physical activity
  • Not checking blood sugar
  • Not following dietary guidelines
  • Not taking medicine
  • Skipping doctor’s appointments

Someone with diabetes burnout might express feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, exhausted, and annoyed by managing their diabetes, according to the American Diabetes AssociationOff Site Icon (ADA).

Talk to your doctor for more information about symptoms of diabetes burnout.

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