Sex, Intimacy, and Diabetes


I’ve got a whole new career! What a surprise! I never expected to be a sex educator. My partner and I are giving workshops on Sex and Intimacy in Chronic Illness and Disability. We’ve given some for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and some in the community for people with illness, psychotherapists, ministers, and sex educators.

How did this happen? I was a health educator, nurse, and author writing about self-care and the social causes of illness. I really didn’t think much about sex, except as it related to health.

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Article of the Week: Sexual Wellness


In his blog entry this week, David Spero discusses some of the sexual problems that can arise in people with diabetes and some ideas for overcoming them. This article from the archives expands upon that subject by examining different sexual disorders, giving guidance on how to tell if they are related to diabetes, and offering tips on getting help and maintaining your relationship.

Click here to read the article.

And remember that articles on a wide variety of diabetes topics are always available in our magazine archives section!

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