Diabetes affects women differently than men. Learn more about this, as well as steps that you can take to improve your overall health …
There are some diabetes-related issues that are unique to women. Changes in hormone levels throughout the menstrual cycle can affect blood glucose levels. Pregnancy can also affect glucose levels, and high glucose levels can affect a pregnancy. This section deals with women’s concerns, from reproductive health to staying healthy in your golden years.
Women and Diabetes: Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Try Now
While there isn’t a cure for diabetes yet, don’t let feelings of fear discourage you — there is a lot that you can do to get and stay as healthy as possible… Read More “Women and Diabetes: Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Try Now”
PCOS and Diabetes: What’s the Link?
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects women and is one of the most common causes of female infertility… Read More “PCOS and Diabetes: What’s the Link?”
What To Eat If You Have Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes occurs in pregnant women who don’t already have diabetes. Read on for eating tips to help you manage this condition… Read More “What To Eat If You Have Gestational Diabetes”
Diabetes and Menopause
Unfortunately, for many women, menopause is a time that is feared, whispered about and defined by myths. Add diabetes to the mix and you have a whole new layer of challenges to navigate… Read More “Diabetes and Menopause”
Treating Gestational Diabetes
While gestational diabetes is serious, remember that, with proper management, you can have a healthy baby… Read More “Treating Gestational Diabetes”
Gestational Diabetes: Are You at Risk?
Learning what your risk factors are for gestational diabetes can help you prevent it and manage it, if it should occur.,, Read More “Gestational Diabetes: Are You at Risk?”
Dealing With Menopause: How Nutrition Can Help
Good nutrition can play a key role during the time before and after menopause, helping to possibly alleviate some of the more unpleasant symptoms… Read More “Dealing With Menopause: How Nutrition Can Help”
Heart Risk Grows During Menopause in Women With Type 1 Diabetes: Study
Women with type 1 diabetes were uniquely likely to show an increase in one measure of heart disease risk in a recent study… Read More “Heart Risk Grows During Menopause in Women With Type 1 Diabetes: Study”
Smart Meters Improve Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancy: Study
Remote monitoring by healthcare providers gave them more data on pregnant women’s high and low blood glucose levels, potentially leading to better care… Read More “Smart Meters Improve Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancy: Study”
Type 2 Diabetes: Midlife Women at Greater Risk of Sleep Issues
Women who are experiencing menopause are at increased risk of sleep disturbances if they have type 2 diabetes, according to new research… Read More “Type 2 Diabetes: Midlife Women at Greater Risk of Sleep Issues”