Diabetes Relationships Articles

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

Family Communication and Diabetes: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Victoria Candland No Comments

See the highlights and learn insights from the #DCDE Twitter chat with special guest Dr. Gary McClain discussing family communication and diabetes.

Chronic Communication at Home: When You Confront, Do It Gently

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Angry words only lead to more angry words. But confronting a family member doesn't have to lead to conflict. Here’s a better way.

Holiday Gifts for People with Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Just as you would for anyone else in your life, you can give your diabetic loved ones anything that you think they would enjoy.

5 Holiday Gifts Every Person With Diabetes Will Appreciate

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Check out these wonderful diabetic-friendly holiday present ideas.

3 Tips for Sending Your Type 1 Child to School

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Sending your type 1 diabetic child off to school can be difficult. Keep these three tips in mind to help make the transition from summer to fall easier.

5 Things You Need to Know about Support for Diabetes

By Lana Barhum No Comments

How to get the support you need so you can live a happy life while managing diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

How to Participate in a Twitter Chat

By Kim Bowen -2 Comments

Learn the ins and outs of a Twitter chat so you can participate in Diabetic Connect Twitter chats every Tuesday. Read more here.

Diabetic Connect Chat on Twitter: Navigating Emotions and Relationships as a Diabetic

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Join the Nov. 11th Diabetic Connect Twitter chat about emotions and relationships featuring Dr. Gary McClain. Read more about it here.

You and Your Relationships: A Positive Perspective on Negative People

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Overcome the effects of negative people. Learn how to work with negativity and even turn it around.

5 Things to Remember When Talking to Someone with Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

How you can maintain good communication and relieve tension in your relationship even while your loved one is chronically ill.

Why Every Diabetic Needs a Support System

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Tips on how you can let family and friends help you stay healthy and happy as you manage your diabetes.

How to Support a Loved One Through Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Expectations of family bliss can be tested to their very core when chronic illness is stirred into the pot.