Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Sometimes diabetes, gynecological issues (such as those Jan Chait writes about in her blog entry this week), and urinary problems go hand in hand. In fact, women with diabetes have a 70% higher chance of developing urinary incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) than those without. This article describes the different types of incontinence and several methods of treatment, including bladder retraining, drug therapy, and inserted devices.

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And remember that articles on a wide variety of diabetes topics are always available in our magazine archives section!

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