Below are links to information related to diabetes. Click on the right menu or scroll down to view general information and programs, research, statistics and guidelines on this topic.
Effects of Diabetes on a Female
Diabetes can affect any part on your body. The good news is that you can prevent most of these problems. Click on the figure at right to learn more about how diabetes can affect your body.
Seven Tips for Women with Diabetes (10/30/2012)
Blood sugar that is not well controlled in a pregnant woman with type 1 or type 2 diabetes could lead to problems for the woman and the baby.
Have Diabetes? Get Tips for Safe Travels (6/30/2012)
Summer is here, and so is vacation season. If you have diabetes, make plans to manage your disease while traveling so you can stay healthy and enjoy your trip.
Diabetes and Pregnancy (12/8/2011)
Learn how to control your blood sugar before and during pregnancy to help prevent birth defects and other poor outcomes, such as miscarriages or stillbirths.
Women at High Risk for Diabetes, Access and Quality of Health Care, 2003-2006 (3/15/2011)
This report uses national datasets to provide information about the quality of care among women at high risk for diagnosed diabetes compared with women not at high risk. CDC and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality collaborated on the development of this report.
Diabetes during the Holidays (12/7/2010)
Having diabetes shouldn't stop you from enjoying holiday celebrations and travel. With some planning and a little work, you can stay healthy on the road and at holiday gatherings with friends and family.
Get the answers to the questions you have about gestational diabetes - a type of diabetes that develops or is first recognized during pregnancy.
High Serum Total Cholesterol, and Diabetes: Racial and Ethnic Prevalence
Differences in U.S. Adults, 1999-2006 (4/30/10)
Forty-five percent of adults had at least one of three diagnosed or undiagnosed chronic conditions--hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes; one in eight adults (13%) had two of these conditions; and 3% of adults had all three chronic conditions.
during Pregnancy (2/24/10)
Women with uncontrolled diabetes just before and during early pregnancy have a greater chance of miscarriage, stillbirth, having the baby prematurely, or having a baby with birth defects. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling diabetes during pregnancy.
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