Diabetes Relationships Articles

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.

Essential Tips for Diabetes Caregivers

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Those interested in becoming a diabetes caregiver should take note of these essential tips.

Avert Diabetes Questions with Canned Responses

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Here are ways to respond to constant questions about diabetes.

Chronic Communication at Home: Unpredictable Health and Parenting—What You Can Do

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

See tips that can help your children understand and cope when your diabetes disrupts family routines.

The Scary Link between Abusive Relationships and Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum 2 Comments

Domestic abuse puts prolonged stress on the body, which can lead to all sorts of chronic diseases including diabetes.

Taking Things Personally? Here’s Why and What to Do

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Life is better when you understand that it's not always about you. See tips to help you avoid hurt feelings from wrongly interpreting the actions of others.

5 Types of People We All Meet Living With Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

From skeptics to know-it-alls to helpers, here are the people you face as a diabetic and how to deal with them.

Navigating Life Transitions With Diabetes

By Nicole Bereolos, PhD, MPH, CPH, CDE No Comments

Diabetes can affect all stages of life, from infancy to end-of-life. Learn about helpful resources that can provide guidance as you face important transitions.

Chronic Communication at Home: Getting Enough Quality Time?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how to keep the spark in your relationship despite the constant demands of your busy lives and your diabetes.

Your Diabetes May Vary: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Highlights from our April 28, 2015 #DCDE Twitter chat with special guest Bennet Dunlap. Read the key moments and more at Diabetic Connect.

Chronic Communication at Home: Assuming Positive Intent

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

It’s natural to make assumptions, but they’re often wrong. See tips to help you avoid the trap of assuming the worst about your partner’s behavior.

Twitter Basics for Diabetic Connect’s Chat #DCDE

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Learn how to participate in our great #DCDE Twitter chats! Read more at Diabetic Connect.

3 Types of Diabetes Discrimination and Stigma (and How to Handle Them)

By Christel Marchand Aprigliano 2 Comments

Diabetes stigmas can be difficult to deal with. But the right kind of approach can be the difference in spreading truth.

Recognizing and Dealing with Toxic People

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Surround yourself with people who love, accept, and encourage you.

Which is better, online forums or in person support groups?

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Diabetes care is always improved with peer support. But is it better in-person or online? Learn the answer at Diabetic Connect.

Diabetes Communication and Terminology: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Review our April 7, 2015 #DCDE Twitter chat with PWD Heather Gabel