Sexual health and pregnancy doesn’t always go hand in hand with diabetes. It’s an important matter. How can you be sexually healthy while having diabetes and is it safe to have children?
There are many misunderstandings, myths and facts surrounding type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This raises natural questions and leads to all kinds of myths. We share some of those about diabetes and clear the air on myths about the condition.
I was 16 years old when I got diagnosed with diabetes. I had been using the bathroom a lot, drinking a lot of water, and eating anything that I could find. I was taken to a children’s hospital, where I was given a big bag of insulin to bring down my A1C. I then had to do a week of classes. It seemed like nobody wanted to help me, but no one in my community really understood diabetes.
The coronavirus outbreak has dominated news coverage over the past few weeks. Even today there is still a lot of confusing information about this virus. We have listed the most important questions and answers for you.
Everyone that I grew up with seemed to live the same life, with the same happy family and suburban home. My house looked like theirs, but I quickly realized the inside of it felt much different. My dad was diagnosed with Leukemia when I was 6 months old and he died when I was four. I don’t really know anything about him. I only know a feeling that he gave me: love and security. I still feel that in some things and I think it’s him letting me know I’m gonna be alright.
Below is a list of diabetes-related terms and their definitions which you can find throughout the published stories.