Menstrual cycle effects on insulin sensitivity in women with type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.


BACKGROUND Many women complain of difficulty maintaining euglycemia during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. This pilot study's objective was to evaluate possible differences in insulin sensitivity between follicular and luteal phases in women with type 1 diabetes. METHODS Women using insulin infusion pumps (n = 5, mean age 29.2 +/- 10.9 years… (More)