• Medical Amnesty

    Medical Amnesty

    Parents and Students, we should understand medical amnesty laws and school policies. They may help students with type 1 diabetes not only be safe but help others do the same.  By helping students understand amnesty rules […]

  • The First Round is on me

    The First Round is on me

     By Wil Dubois Dear Parents— Hey, it’s good to see you again! What? You don’t remember me? We met once, years ago. Well, I’m not too surprised you don’t remember, you were pretty wasted that […]

  • It’s not for me

    It’s not for me

      Cherise Shockley When I was growing up, I saw my mom drink a beer every once in a while. My mom did not keep alcohol in the house, unless she was preparing for an […]

  • The Cinnamon

    The Cinnamon

    Life is better with a laugh, life with diabetes is no different. Enter the Cinnamon. Diabetes News. Based in Reality. Satirized to Perfection.   Get your diabetes snark on. Like the Cinnamon on Facebook. (Still funny even […]

  • An Anonymous Post

    An Anonymous Post

    From an Anonymous contributor:  I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic during my junior year of college. Before I was a diabetic, I would drink 2-3 nights a week. Some of those nights, I […]

  • Q & A About the Site

    Anonymous Content? We welcome anonymous post that offer valuable perspectives. People have a right to medical privacy and that includes saying I have type 1 diabetes. So we welcome private submissions in accordance with that […]

  • Welcome


    Hi I’m Bennet. My wife and I have four kids, two type 1s. If you are reading this on Drinking with Diabetes you may have teens on insulin too. I’m here to share the idea […]



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