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  1. The life-cycle of a woman's diabetes

    Editor-in-Chief's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Philip Home

  2. Female focus

    President's editorial ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - George Alberti

  3. Pre-pregnancy care

    In women with diabetes who come late in their pregnancy for antenatal care, it is difficult to calculate how many weeks pregnant they are, and hence difficult to optimize the time of delivery. Serious complications of diabetes can deteriorate and there is ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Steel Judith

  4. Dedicated mothers: managing diabetes during pregnancy

    Today, the chances of a successful pregnancy in a woman with diabetes are close to those of a woman without diabetes, providing diabetes and obstetric care is optimal. In other words, if a woman is able to look after her health, then in most cases diabetes ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Deerochanawong Chaicharn

  5. Gestational diabetes: what every mother needs to know

    Gestational diabetes is diabetes which is diagnosed when a woman is pregnant. It may have been there before pregnancy without her knowing it, or it may have been brought about by the pregnancy itself. Either way, the woman needs to be as well informed abou ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - David Hadden

  6. Girl power

    Any girl will be able to tell you that life as a teenager comes with its own challenges. Mix these challenges with diabetes and you have a cocktail of perplexing bewilderment and confusion at times! These three testimonies from South Africa show that diabe ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Mkhontwana Lungelwa Fiandeiro Monica Kotze Siobhan

  7. Eating disorders and other vulnerabilities: a passing phase?

    The metabolic control of diabetes tends to deteriorate during the adolescent years, and this deterioration is more pronounced in teenage girls than boys. Efforts to achieve and maintain excellent blood glucose control are more difficult and less successful ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Daneman Denis Rodin Gary

  8. Contraception: making the right choice

    There are no contraceptive methods that are specifically contraindicated in women with diabetes. Given the increased risks associated with unplanned pregnancy, methods with proven high degrees of effectiveness are to be preferred. The most important medica ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Petersen Kresten

  9. In the mood: sex and the woman with diabetes

    We, women with diabetes have known it for as long as we have been women with diabetes: our problems associated with sexual function are a result of our moods, our sense of self, our body image, our psychological state, as well as our degree of control over ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Jovanovic Lois

  10. The heart of the matter: cardiovascular disease

    While pre-menopausal women without diabetes are protected from cardiovascular disease (CVD), women with diabetes lose the protective effect of female sex hormones. Consequently, CVD is the leading cause of death and disability in women with diabetes. Howev ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Motala Ayesha

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