I have never been shy about living with diabetes, and am always happy to talk about it with anyone who will listen. Usually the person I am dating already knows about my diabetes, as I am usually pretty open about talking about it with people. How do you usually tell the person? Usually, I say I have type 1 diabetes, and have had it for over 12 years, since January 3rd,
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Posted by Kaelara on Oct 15, The "Adults Living with Type 1" board will be a great place for you both to check out - lots of info and experienced people. On to your queries - the first thing you need to be aware of is the fact that we T1's tend to be crabby about the "food police", so don't become one! Everything you think you know about D diabetes is inapplicable to T1 - it's for T2's.
Please enter a valid email address Submit We respect your privacy. When dating someone with diabetes, consider taking the romance outdoors and away from the restaurant, where there aren't always diabetes-friendly options on the menu. Alamy For dates, my husband always proposes restaurants, but I have type 2 diabetes, so going out to dinner is hard.
By Ginger Vieira June 21st, Dating a person with type 1 diabetes brings some very unique challenges to any relationship. While there are many experiences, stories, and perspectives, a woman named Heidi shares her experience in a 2-year relationship with a man who lived with type 1 diabetes. Her experience is one of many. When you first began dating, did you know about his type 1 diabetes from the start or was it introduced at some point? I knew from the very first date.