If you're coping with diabetes and feel wiped out all the time- the kind of fatigue that isn't helped by eating or getting extra sleep-the doctor may say your blood levels are to blame.
When talking to your doctor about how you feel know how your exhaustion is preventing you from doing activities you normally do.
Keep a journal and let your doctor really know if you are too tired to stand and prepare your meals. Let your concerns be known to the doctor.
Talk to other diabetics about how they handle being anxious, stressed and depressed; this can lead to fatigue and a big lack of energy..Discussing your concerns and day to day challenges, worries and emotions with other diabetics can help you manage stress and brainstorm coping strategies.
If you do not sleep well at night, you are going to be tired the next day. May help to modify your evening routine and sleep environment so you can get more sleep..Keep your bedroom cool and dark, turn off your computer and tv at least 30 minutes before trying to go to sleep.
Letting fatigue go unchecked can contribute to depression in the long term, which only makes it harder for you to keep your diabetes under control. If you feel tired all the time, talk to your doctor about overcoming the factors that may be draining your energy.
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