Fathers – providers, protectors, pest controllers. Dad is often a child’s first hero. This Father’s Day, hang up your cape and rest for a spell. Whether you are a dad with diabetes, you have a child with diabetes, or both, stroll through our offerings for you – dear ole' dad.
The Lighter Side of Life
Carey Potash is a dad who has a young son with type 1 diabetes. George Simmons is a dad who has type 1. Follow their humorous adventures as they blog about life, parenting, and, oh yes, diabetes.
Healthy and Wise
Some health issues are a greater concern for men than for women. Do you know what they are? Take the quiz to see just how much you know about the issues that impact you most.
dLife Viewpoints columnist Tom Karlya shares his experiences as an advocate and the father of not just a daughter with type 1 diabetes but, as of 2009, a son with type 1 diabetes too.
Fatherhood and Diabetes
dLifeTV correspondent Jim Turner not only manages daily life with diabetes, but life as a dad with diabetes.
dLife columnist Amy Tenderich has wrestled with her father’s past management of his diabetes versus her own current handling of her condition. Here, she shares her epiphanies.
Reflections on Father's Day
Tom Karlya reflects on what Father's Day means to a parent of a child with diabetes.
You Are Not Alone
dLife gives members a place to connect and support each other. In the dLife Forum, visit the Men’s Room or discuss life as a parent of a child with diabetes. In the dLife Community, tell your story, share pictures, blog - there's so much you can do to meet others like you who are living with diabetes.
Diabetes is a tall order for anyone. Men have their own special issues they may face. Learn more about them and get the help you need.
Still in need of a gift for dad? dLife has some suggestions. Take a look here.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
Oriental Pork and Walnut Nuggets Spiced Apple Cider Vegetable-Stuffed Chicken Quick Pickled Green Beans Curried Lentil Salad Apple-Walnut Salad with Watercress Karen's Chicken Salad Salmon Mousse Raspberry Cocktail Sauce with Chilled Shrimp Minted Sake and Pineapple Cooler
Readers ask me all the time [lie] about the diabetes supplies we use for Charlie. I can’t tell you how many times  I’ve been stopped on the street [more lies] by a loyal blog reader wanting to know what blood glucose meter we use or what brand of finger pricker we employ. To calm the masses [not], I’ve decided the time is right to share our secret sauce; to reveal the tools of our trade. Today we take a look at … The Finger Pricker ...