dLife Daily Tips

Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

Read More

Follow Your Quiz Progress:

This quiz contains mature content of a sexual nature, and is intended for adults 18 and over. If you are under 18, please visit our other diabetes quiz resources.
Diabetes and Sex
Sex can be a joy, a challenge, a puzzle, and a frustration. At its best, it's physically and emotionally fulfilling. At its worst, it can cause feelings of disappointment and failure. Add diabetes to this already complicated mix, and things get even more interesting. The mechanics of testing, pumps, and tubing; the threat of lows or highs; and the potential problems that diabetic complications can cause in the bedroom can make intimacy overwhelming sometimes. Feel like you could use a little back up? Take the quiz and pick up some tips on a more comfortable, pleasurable sex life.

Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 08/14.

Sign up for FREE dLife Newsletters

dLife Membership is FREE! Get exclusive access, free recipes, newsletters, savings, and much more! FPO

Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Congratulations!
You are subscribed!
Sponsor Specials

dLife Weekly Poll

Are you using smartphone apps to help manage your diabetes?

34 Views 0 comments
by Nicole Purcell
This past weekend was a whole lot of diabetes weird. I've finally gotten into a good rhythm with my Lantus rate - settling in with a 70-30 nighttime-morning split of the total dose. My bolus dosing seems to be pretty much on the money too. I'm avoiding huge swings... Though lows are creeping up more often, I think because summer traditionally is a lower basal rate time, owing to warmer weather, increased activity and sweat, as we get closer to the warmer days I just need less insulin in the...