Ask the Therapist with Dr. Beth Braun
March 28, 2023
March Discussion Topic:
Diabetes burnout – why your child wants a diabetes vacation, and how you can keep them going
About Dr. Beth Braun
Dr. Beth Braun is a health psychologist specializing in diabetes management, nutrition, and behavior modification for over 25 years. In her private practice she works with adults and children faced with diabetes burnout, anxiety, depression. She works closely with JDRF, ADA, and several diabetes camps running support groups and integrating body and mind wellness.
Not only is Dr. Braun active on the Safe at School advocacy team for ADA, she is also the Director for KidShape, a family-based wellness program. There she helped develop curriculum to create healthy lifestyles and fight Type 2 Diabetes as well as pre-diabetes in children. She was featured in various media including Newsweek magazine, Oprah, and 20/20.
Dr. Braun has lived with Type 1 Diabetes for 47 years and started her volunteer work with diabetes as the poster child for Philadelphia JDRF. She has known since she was a teen that she wanted to help people overcome the emotional challenges of diabetes.
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