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  1. Xiaoping's story: multiple psychosocial barriers to a full and happy life

    Xiaoping, a 15-year-old girl living in a rural region of china, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in october 2007. since then, her life has undergone a series of dramatic changes. ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:07 - - Xioahui Guo Lou Qingqing

  2. Bambi in danger- poverty and unmet needs in Mauritania

    Bambi is a 19-year old Mauritanian woman. Illiterate and poor, she is married and has a four-year-old daughter. Early in 2008, she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It took her 10 months of struggle to learn to read her blood glucose monitoring device an ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:10 - - Issa Mamadou Diop

  3. Abject poverty, major difficulties and tragic outcomes in Cambodia

    When her doctor diagnosed her with type 2 diabetes in 1997, it was shocking news to Sokhann. For more than a decade, she lived with her condition without any treatment, education or follow-up. ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:16 - - Lim Keuky

  4. The fattening rooms of Calabar- a breeding ground for diabesity

    Calabar is the capital city of Cross River State of Nigeria. It is a cosmopolitan town with a population of about half a million people. The population of Cross River State stands at around 2.5 million. Inhabitants of the region are mostly farmers, fisherm ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:18 - - Enang Oe

  5. Social stigma and discrimination: a care crisis for young women with diabetes in India

    insulin therapy. The authors look at the factors behind this phenomenon, exposing some of the ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:22 - - Kalra Bharti Sanjay Kalra Amit Kumar

  6. After a pregnancy with diabetes- a window of opportunity

    The period after a woman gives birth provides a window of opportunity to impact on her short- and long-term future health. The end of a pregnancy heralds a transition both physically and mentally, and in terms of self-care. After delivery, most of the horm ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:29 - - Leona Dang-Kilduff

  7. Managing diabetes and preventing complications during pregnancy and delivery

    The risk to a woman of having diabetes during her reproductive years varies worldwide and compares with the regional risks for the condition in general – on average between 5% and 8%. In all pregnant women, the risk for gestational diabetes should be asses ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:33 - - Sara Meltzer

  8. New findings in gestational diabetes- the HAPO Study

    The diagnosis of gestational diabetes has for decades been based either on criteria that predict a mother’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes in the future, or those used for non-pregnant women. But gestational diabetes also carries a risk for the baby. ...

    admin - 02/26/2014 - 10:48 - - Boyd Metzger Donald Coustan Alan Dyer David Hadden Moshe Hod Lynn Lowe Jeremy Oats Bengt Persson Elisabeth Trimble

  9. Reproductive health in women with diabetes- the need for pre-conception care and education

    Diabetes provokes a range of reproductive and sexual health problems: menstrual changes, fertility disorders, urinary and vaginal infections, urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction. Early diagnosis and treatment of these problems, with well-planned pr ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:43 - - Ozcan Seyda Nevin Sahin

  10. Social injustice and unmet needs: women and diabetes in the Americas

    authors look at gender issues relating to the status and impact of diabetes in the Americas and make ...

    admin - 05/04/2009 - 16:49 - - Cristina Torres Parodi Alberto Barceló

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