People with Type 1 diabetes can have unique love lives.
Blood sugar management provides an early opportunity to test how supportive potential partners can be. And if a relationship survives that stress test, it’s up to the person with diabetes and his/her partner to learn how to communicate through all the daily highs and lows.
For everyone affected by Type 1 diabetes who has a romantic streak, we’ve assembled our favorite stories on love, sex, dating, and blood sugar management:
A Love Letter During a Blood Sugar Swing
A man describes the difficulties of communicating with his love during highs and lows.
7 Tips to a Better Type 1 Sex Life
Ideas for how to keep your blood sugar numbers level when horizontal.
3 Diabetes Dating Sites – A Review
We’ve braved these sites so you don’t necessarily have to.
Let’s Talk About Sexual Dysfunction and Type 1
Sexual dysfunction from diabetes often can be reversed if caught in time.
3 Tips for Navigating T1D in Marriage
A diabetes psychologist shares his secrets.
What it’s Like to Date Someone Else with Type 1
Weighing the pros and cons of having a partner who also lacks a working pancreas.
Discovering Love and T1D at a Ballgame
When the first bloom of love and the first bloom of diabetes coincide.
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