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If you have diabetes and want to find someone else who knows a thing or two about insulin, you’ve probably found that apps like Tinder, ok Cupid, and Grindr just aren’t the best places to message a potential beau.Here’s a list of some online dating sites for the Type 1 romantics: Diabetic Date Diabetic Date is the most traditional website for going out with someone with Type 1.Features of the site include how-to dating articles and an “advanced wink system” (similar to poking on Facebook).When you initially sign up for the site, you can enroll in the free, basic membership.The homepage is adorned with a slideshow of corny date jokes and tips.I don’t know that I’d trust their suggestions though; apparently, a gentleman should arrive on time, not incessantly message after a date, and not discuss his favorite sex positions. There are quite a bit of spam warnings, and account verification simply means having a valid email, so security is questionable.
Honestly, I was too afraid to adventure into one of the chatrooms because I was getting an uncomfortable Chatroulette vibe. Dia Singles For any Facebook addicts out there, you can try joining Dia Singles, a closed group of almost 700 singles with diabetes, aged 18 , who want to enjoy an entree of mingling and chatting with a side of potential easy-access Facebook stalking. I was approved as a new member within an hour of requesting to join.
When you decide to tell your date about your diabetes will be partly influenced by your personal preference and may be influenced by your medication regime.
If you’re on insulin, or otherwise susceptible to hypoglycemia, it’s a good idea to let your date know about your diabetes early on.
I didn’t expect to get a blood test in the mail, but my healthy pancreas and I were able to infect this “private” group faster than sunlight rendering a vial of insulin defective on a hot summer day.
What I found while scrolling: -Memes about being single -People posting what state they live in -Awkward, unsolicited flirting in the comments section This page is clearly about creating community and doesn’t appear to make any strides towards establishing romantic foundations.
However, a group member did post a link to receive 80% off my next pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses. Whether you have diabetes or no, the best advice I can give when online dating is to be safe and smart, and keep your expectations of finding true love low.