It can be difficult telling people that you have type 2 diabetes. But it can help for certain people to know.
Family can support you - especially if you need to make changes to what you eat.
It's important your colleagues or employer know you have type 2 diabetes in case of an emergency.
Being diagnosed with diabetes can affect your mood. Telling a healthcare professional or family member can help them understand how you feel so they can support you.
You can bring a family member, partner, carer or friend to any diabetes support course. The course can help them to support you.
You can complete a free online stress control course. This may help you boost your well-being and learn skills to manage stress, anxiety and depression.
Minding your wellbeing is a HSE video-based mental wellbeing programme. It can help you learn more about mindfulness, gratitude, self-care and resilience.