Happy Valentine’s Day! There is nothing quite like the support of a partner in dealing with diabetes, and we’re even more in awe when we see partners “getting their hands dirty” with work in diabetes advocacy. Such is the case with Chris Barnes, husband to Brandy Barnes, the founder of the DiabetesSisters.org community. Brandy has hosted several national conferences for women with diabetes (we attended their Spring conference last year), and Chris has been a…Read more »
As we know, diabetes doesn’t just affect the person with diabetes — it affects the whole family. So we’re back with another edition of our Partner Follies series, a place where the partners of PWDs can share what it’s like for them to live with and love someone with diabetes.
Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Jackie Farrell, the wonderful and sweet wife of Bernard Farrell, long-time DOC blogger and one of our DiabetesMine…
I am delighted to share our newest edition of the Diabetic Partner Follies — a series we launched here at the ‘Mine several years ago to give a voice to all the loved ones of PWDs out there about what life is like from their end of the ‘Big D.’ This latest entry is written by none other than our assistant editor Allison’s new husband! She and Erik and have been married for five months,…Read more »
Continuing our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes, the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies, we’re proud to play host today to Suzi, the wife of prolific DOC blogger and fellow journalist Mike Hoskins. Suzi and Mike have been married since 2005. Not only does Suzi’s husband have type 1 diabetes, but so does her mother-in-law, Mike’s mom! That’s quite a bit of diabetes in the family! Suzi takes it all in…Read more »
While we’re on the topic of women with diabetes this week, who hasn’t yet heard of the Girl’s Guide to Diabetes? It’s a must-visit for all us super-sweet females, run by type 1 sisters Sysy and Ana Morales. Sysy is a great DOC friend, frequent commenter here at the ‘Mine, a wife, mother of twin toddlers, diabetes advocate, and a freelance writer.
We are delighted to feature her take here today on a girls’ view…