Ask Tony and Diane Series: Dealing with Diabetes Burnout

Posted by tony on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:53 in

In a series of 12 episodes, diabetes community leaders and newlyweds Tony and Diane Cervati are addressing various topics focusing on relationship and family dynamics with diabetes. Tony, founder of the Type1Rider organization, has been living with diabetes for 37 years. Diane, founder of the Blue Heel Society, met Tony shortly after her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2010.

In the eighth episode, Tony and Diane talk about a commonly discussed topic in the diabetes community: diabetes “burnout.” Tony, from the patient perspective, and Diane, from the caregiver perspective, provide tips and advice for dealing with it. How do you handle diabetes burnout?

If you have a question or topic you’d like Tony and Diane to address, please e-mail