Diabetes Distress and Burnout for Parents and Carers

Diabetes Distress and Burnout for Parents and Carers provides support to those caring for a child with type 1 diabetes. This booklet helps readers to identify the symptoms of burnout, understand what triggers them, and learn what steps they can take to improve their symptoms and build resilience. Featuring quotes from caregivers who have experienced and overcome burnout and practical tools to manage and ease the symptoms alongside guidance on what to do if a relapse occurs. In addition, the booklet highlights the support available and provides helpful links to sources and organisations where readers can go for further information on diabetes.

An ideal resource for caregivers of children and young people with type 1 diabetes, as well as the wider diabetes healthcare team, including clinical psychologists, specialist nurses, endocrinologists and general practitioners.


  • Guided self-help resource for use in paediatric diabetes settings
  • Designed for parents and carers of children and young people with type 1 diabetes. For parents/carers of young children, the book should be used in conjunction with How to Manage a Mammoth.
  • For use in situations where there is family conflict around diabetes and parent has disclosed feelings of stress about this