Advances in diabetes for the millennium: diabetes in women.

  title={Advances in diabetes for the millennium: diabetes in women.},
  author={Lois Jovanovi{\vc}},
  journal={MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine},
  volume={6 3 Suppl},
Diabetes mellitus may afflict men and women equally, but the suffering associated with diabetes when it appears in a woman affects every aspect of her life. As a young child, her growth and development as well as her emotional and intellectual functioning may be impaired. In addition, her puberty may be delayed or premature, and when she is ready for childbearing, her health may preclude a successful pregnancy and/or her chances of bearing a healthy child may be poor to impossible. With the… CONTINUE READING

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