Re: Diabetes in women
Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant need to get their blood glucose levels under very tight control in order to avoid complications to the fetus, and women also sometimes have more difficulty controlling their blood sugars around the time of monthly hormonal changes, but these are not usually referred to as "complications". The things that are usually referred to as diabetic complications are neuropathy, heart disease, kidney disease/failure, gastroparesis, diabetic retinopathy, etc., and they affect men and women fairly equally. The reisk of those complications can be dramatically minimized by tight control over blood glucose levels.
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