Every so often, we get questions here at our weekly advice column, Ask D’Mine!, that flat out break our hearts. Today, your host Wil Dubois, veteran type 1 and diabetes educator and author, responds to one of those: a new wife who is scared about how her now-husband is managing his type 1 diabetes. She's worried about his already-surfacing complications and what it could mean for their relationship, and Wil offers some straight up advice…Read more »
It's Day Three of Diabetes Blog Week, and today the topic is all about respecting mental health. We're asked to write about What Brings Me Down, i.e. what specifically can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you and/or your loved one(s), and how do you cope?
Clearly, the combo of D-management tasks and psycho-social challenges can be taxing. It's no wonder the studies tell us PWDs are more prone to depression and mental…
Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.
We received a note from a reader recently that just begged for attention. His query was so long, in fact, that we’ve taken the liberty of breaking his question into two parts.
Today in Part 1, Wil does an excellent job of explaining our philosophy here at the 'Mine: you can laugh or you…Read more »
If you're looking for a balanced and unbiased review on this particular book, you're not going to find it here.
There's just no way to distance myself from the fact that Kerri Sparling is not only a good friend, but someone I've had the privilege of reading for many years now through her blog Six Until Me.
We in the DOC (diabetes online community) know and love her as an eloquent and funny…
I remember first hearing the name Joe Solowiejczyk many years ago, long before I got into the world of blogging and attending diabetes conferences or meet-ups.
You might call him "Joe Diabetes" -- the guy everyone walking in our shoes can relate to because he's been living with type 1 for decades, since he was was 7 years old in the early 60s, and he speaks in plain truths on what this D-life is all…