“It’s a full-time job that you can’t quit. It’s a massive burden that you didn’t ask for, didn’t expect.”
Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19, Naomi, now 33, says she reached a point where she simply could not handle “the physical or mental challenges of diabetes any more”, a condition known as “diabetes burnout”.
About 250,000 people in England have type 1 diabetes, which means the body cannot produce insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels.
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