TRIGGER WARNING: ***MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS WILL BE DISCUSSED IN GRAPHIC DETAIL. IF YOU FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE OR THIS MIGHT BE TRIGGERING, GO TO THE 20 MIN MARK TO LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE’S LIGHT-HEARTED SEGMENT.***
In today’s episode of the Just My Type podcast, co-hosts Sami (type 1) and Dobie (type 2) discuss ‘Diabetes & Mental Health’ from first-hand experiences in living with this disease. Between Sami defining diabetes burnout, and Dobie discussing depression with diabetes, these two cover all angles diabetes can take a mental toll. As Pete Davidson says, “there is no shame in the medicine game,” meaning there should never be embarrassment, shame, or disappointment in dealing with psychologically challenging issues. Sami and Dobie reveal intimate details meant to open up channels of discussion and relatability for delicate issues. To end on a positive note, Sami and Dobie reveal a dozen of the world’s greatest known celebrities dealing with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Elvis Presley had diabetes? Listen to find out NOW. C’est la vie, baby!
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