Mental health challenges can complicate diabetes care, but effective treatments improve both mental well-being and diabetes management. A holistic approach empowers individuals with diabetes to include daily physical activity. To commemorate World Diabetes Day, Lianhe Zaobao explores diabetes’s psychological and emotional impact on physical and mental health, sharing patient experiences and medical expert insights.
Our Senior Physiotherapist, Chermine Tan, emphasises personalised exercise plans, consistency, and diverse enjoyable activities to manage blood sugar, weight and insulin resistance. This approach values gradual progression, social support, and celebrating achievements while addressing specific health needs.
At Allium Healthcare, rehabilitation services coordinate to deliver effective inpatient and outpatient care for respite, post-surgery and long-term needs, with 24-hour nursing support.