He didn’t know if he could handle her having a low blood sugar during their time together, and he worried that his own fear of needles would make him too squeamish to deal with the day-to-day aspects of diabetes care.
Dennis and Susan have only been out on three dates.
Here is a nice fact sheet about type 1 diabetes from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Diabetes Dating Site The services that Diabetes Dating Site offers are spelled out pretty perfectly in their title, so props for being straightforward, but my immediate concern with the website was the seemingly exclusive targeting of straight men.Usually the person I am dating already knows about my diabetes, as I am usually pretty open about talking about it with people. Usually, I say I have type 1 diabetes, and have had it for over 12 years, since January 3rd, 2003.If they don’t know, the question I most often get asked about is my insulin pump on my side. Then it is a lot of questions and answers back and forth until the other person feels they understand enough. I tell a significant other or someone I care about just about everything there is to know about living with type 1. With approximately 60 percent of all marriages ending in divorce, does diabetes stack the deck against you in a committed, long-term relationship?When Dennis contacted The Diabetes Council last week, he was concerned that dating Susan with Type 1 diabetes may not a good idea.The only difference between you and me is I wear my pancreas on the outside of my body. Trying to right the wrongs they have been told about diabetes.