Stressful Experiences,Workplace Stress, and Type 2 Diabetes: Management of Diabetes

  • Purnima Awasthi Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, F.S.S., B.H.U., Varanasi. India
Keywords: Diabetes, Stress;Control, Risk- factors, Health management


The present paper draws attention towards the common occurrence of daily life i.e., stress along with its relation and linkage with diabetes, which is no doubt reaching epidemic proportions. The paper throws light on the relation between stressful experiences and onset and control of diabetes. It focuses how stress might lead to diabetes and also increase the risk of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Also in various situations managing diabetes in itself becomes a stressful task and adds up more to added risk. Finally various stress management approaches are discussed in order to ensure proper management of stress so that the quality of
life of an individual is not hampered to the extremes and it becomes manageable to cope up or combat with the harmful consequences of stress, which further aggravates or increases the risk of diabetes.