Diabetes Relationships Articles

Chronic Communication at Home: Date Night, Family Night

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

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.

Community Perspective: Finding Your Diabetes Community

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

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.

Community Perspective: Sexual Health and Diabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

There are many ways you can still enjoy good sexual health despite diabetes. Communication with your partner is key.

Chronic Communication at Home: Recovering After a Blowup

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary's tips can help you heal your relationship from the wounds left by an argument.

Has Diabetes Entered Your Bedroom?

By Janis Roszler, LMFT, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND No Comments

If diabetes has brought sexual problems that affect your relationship, learn about options that can help you restore satisfying intimacy.

The Diabetes Police Are Coming

By Tom Betar 3 Comments

Put down that sweet, sugary soda--the diabetes police are coming for you. See how this new task force created by the federal government will impact your life.

Strength in Conversation: Talking about Diabetes

By Julia Flaherty No Comments

Special guest blogger Julia Flaherty talks about the importance of being open about your diabetes.

Community Perspective: Diabetes and Family

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

This week's Twitter chat focuses on involving your family in your diabetes management.

Community Perspective: Diabetes Discrimination

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

During this week’s Q&A we welcomed special guest Katie Hathaway, vice president of legal advocacy at the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

3 New Year’s Resolutions You'll Want to Make

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Need help with your New Year's resolutions? Get some ideas on ways to take control of your life from our patient advocate Lana Barhum.

Chronic Communication at Home: Living With the Imperfections

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Nobody's perfect. Learn how you can prevent annoying little quirks in your loved ones from getting your goat.

Are You an E-Patient?

By Deborah Greenwood, PhD, RN, CDE, BC-ADM No Comments

Special guest Deborah Greenwood discusses "the e-patient."

5 Ways to Stay Social

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Lana Barhum provides five tips to help you keep up with your social life despite diabetes.

Need Support? Here are 5 Ways to Get It.

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Support is the glue that holds people together during even the toughest times.

Chronic Communication at Home: Are We Even Yet?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn why splitting the work 50-50 doesn’t work in a relationship—and what to do instead.

Taking Off the Super-Parent Cape

By Lana Barhum No Comments

How to be a great parent while managing diabetes and not over-extending yourself. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.