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Women’s Sexual Health

Updated

It’s been a number of weeks since I wrote about sexual health, and I was reminded that my first blog entry on the topic was primarily about men. Someone commented that women have sexual problems too, but often seem to be left out of these discussions. Historically, this has been true, but over the past few years women’s sexual health has started to receive more attention. Read More “Women’s Sexual Health”

Back From the Honeymoon

Updated

After reading Joe Nelson’s August 17 blog entry, I thought I would also comment on “diabetes in the bedroom.” I just got back from my honeymoon, and it’s safe to say I’m no longer a virgin and my wife has not contracted diabetes from our interactions. Score one for “the Brimley.” (In case you don’t know, “the Brimley” is the new nickname for diabetes since the term diabetic is obsolete. If folks ask why you have to take shots or wear a pump on your stomach, tell them you’ve got “the Brimley.”) Read More “Back From the Honeymoon”

Sex and Diabetes

Updated

I just finished reading an article in a consumer magazine about sex and diabetes. In my experience as both a diabetes psychology specialist and a sex therapist, the article was what I expected. The issues discussed were related to physical problems common in men and women who have diabetes. The solutions offered in the article were fairly simple and focused on medical treatments. These are definitely important areas for people with diabetes to be aware of and important solutions for them to understand. Bravo to this article for addressing such a sensitive area. However, I do have something to add. Sex, whether or not someone has diabetes, is not a simple topic. Read More “Sex and Diabetes”

 

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