Ask Tony and Diane Series: Diabetes Impact on Your Relationship

Posted by tony on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:57 in

In a series of 12 episodes, diabetes community leaders and newlyweds Tony and Diane Cervati are addressing various topics focusing on relationship and family dynamics with diabetes. Tony, founder of the Type1Rider organization, has been living with diabetes for 37 years. Diane, founder of the Blue Heel Society, met Tony shortly after her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2010.

In the fourth episode, Tony and Diane discuss the surprisingly positive role diabetes has played in their relationship – from serving as their matchmaker to helping create a tighter bond between them every day. Diabetes has helped them both find and strengthen their love for each other. How has diabetes impacted your relationship with a significant other?

If you have a question or topic you’d like Tony and Diane to address, please e-mail