Gender-specific care of the patient with diabetes: review and recommendations.

@article{Legato2006GenderspecificCO,
  title={Gender-specific care of the patient with diabetes: review and recommendations.},
  author={M. Legato and Andrea Gelzer and R. Goland and S. Ebner and S. Rajan and V. Villagra and Mark G. Kosowski},
  journal={Gender medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          131-58
        }
}
BACKGROUND Men and women differ in their experience of diabetes mellitus (DM). For optimal prevention and treatment of the disease, these differences must be acknowledged. Unfortunately, most studies of diabetes have focused almost exclusively on men. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to survey the literature about the sex-specific features of DM and to make recommendations for the gender-specific care of patients. METHODS An initial literature search was performed with Google… Expand
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