4 tips for better weight management
Being overweight (or carrying excess body weight) can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Self-injecting is a way for you to manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes. But it does sometimes comes with challenges for those suffering from the fear of self-injecting. 1
Feeling afraid or concerned about experiences that might cause pain is normal and understandable. However, it is important not to blame yourself for feeling worried about, or resistant to, self-injecting, and that many people share this fear.
If needle anxiety does become a mental barrier, you need to find suitable coping mechanisms that ensure you can access the right treatment in a safe and untroubled state of mind.
This video offers 4 tips, all suggested to help you overcome any fears you may have: