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 »
Quick, look at your wrist.
Is there a medical alert bracelet there? If not, do you wear one when you travel? Ever wear one, fellow PWDs (people with diabetes)? Or maybe not a bracelet but a dog tag or other kind of alert?
If you’re anything like I’ve been for most of my three decades with diabetes, the answers to those questions is a resounding “No.”
Here’s a news flash from my end of the…
April is national Minority Health Month, so we’ve turned to our man in the trenches, Wil, for some insight into what it’s like helping minority populations with their diabetes:
By D’Mine Columnist / Correspondent Wil Dubois
If your skin is darker than mine, I’ll likely live longer than you will. And better, too — at least health-wise. Sucks, I know, but it’s true. But why is it so? Why aren’t the needs of America’s minority…