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 »
Happy Valentine’s Day, All!
Today is a special day where the sweet sound of love is in the air, and couples across the globe are marking the occasion. The Diabetes Community is, too!
As we all know, there’s nothing like having the support of a partner in dealing with diabetes every day. It’s not all always pretty, but these people are in for the long haul and we couldn’t do what we do without them.…
It’s been a while, but we’re back with our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes (PWDs), the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies. Today we’re proud to share a post written by Sandy Floyd, who lives with her type 1 husband Vince in the Philadelphia area and blogs over at A Diabetic Spouse. Vince was diagnosed at the tender young age of six months (!) and the complications he lives with bring…Read more »
Although we all either have our own D-dads or are a D-dad, many of us consider Jeff Hitchcock to be an honorary member of the family. Jeff is the founder of Childrenwithdiabetes.com, which has become a phenomenal resource for information and emotional support for families since its launch in 1995. Jeff became a D-dad in 1989, when his daughter, Marissa, now 24 and recently married, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. He was inspired to…Read more »