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 »
Just in time for Valentine’s Day tomorrow, we’ve got some insight to share about dating and diabetes.
Not from Mike and myself, of course, since we’ve both been married to our respective partners for many years now, but we asked our newest team member, twenty-something Cait Patterson, to offer some personal insight on the topic of the “mating dance”: What’s it like being out there these days, especially with diabetes in the mix?
Sometimes I feel very angry or sad about my diabetes (and gluten intolerance!), but a lot of the time I just feel kind of numb about it, like it’s something happening to someone else, and I’m just sitting by and thinking, “Well, that sucks.”
The truth is, I don’t know what I feel a lot of the time, and that can make for some awkward situations.
A few weeks ago I met an old friend…