Diabetes Relationships Articles
Here are Dr. Gary’s helpful insights about 10 common emotional challenges you and your loved ones may face.
Need to discuss a sensitive subject? Dr. Gary tells how to avoid the trap of thinking you know what your partner will say.
A great community to become a part of is the diabetes online community, a group of people on Twitter who use #doc to connect with each other.
Learn how texting can lead to misunderstandings about sensitive topics like your health and your relationship.
For this week’s community discussion, we welcomed Dr. Gary McClain, PhD, therapist, author, and patient advocate, to chat with members of the diabetes community about communicating about chronic illness at home.
Dr. Gary explains how you can avoid the blame game and strengthen your relationship with your partner.
Ignoring your diabetes can lead to many complications down the road, but the effects on your loved ones may be even greater.
When health costs lead to money woes, your children may worry about the family’s security. Here’s how to calm their fears.
If chronic illness is straining your relationship, learn to recognize the warning signs of abuse and take steps to protect yourself.
The stigma associated with diabetes is discussed.
Does your partner say certain words that always get your goat? Dr. Gary names eight ways to avoid arguments and strengthen your relationship instead.
Don’t let chronic illness put family fun on the back burner. Dr. Gary explains why having fun together is so important—and gives you tips to help the good times roll.
This week we were joined by Christel Aprigliano, founder of the Diabetes UnConference and diabetes blogger, to explain how you can create a real-life diabetes community.
There are many ways you can still enjoy good sexual health despite diabetes. Communication with your partner is key.
Dr. Gary's tips can help you heal your relationship from the wounds left by an argument.
If diabetes has brought sexual problems that affect your relationship, learn about options that can help you restore satisfying intimacy.