Diabetes Health Type 1: Sex and Diabetes: From Her Point of View

I have had type 1 diabetes since the age of ten.  When my husband and I were first married, I had no trouble with my sex drive. After the births of our three children, however, I noticed a big decrease in desire.  I have also had a hysterectomy and have gained 50 pounds since we were first married.  Do you think my weight has something to

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Diabetes Health Type 2: Studies on female ‘grooming’ of pubic area raise health concerns

Should women consider shaving their pubic hair? A recent study on feminine “grooming” of the genital area startled many not only because it suggested the practice was more widespread than previously believed but also because a majority of respondents reported they did so for “hygienic reasons.” In the nationally representative sample of American women age 18-65, 62 percent reported having removed all of their pubic

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Weekly Roundup

With so much going on,  you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Denied Insulin for My 571 Blood Sugar When Arrested Type 2 Diabetes: Depression or Sex Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Food Supplement

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Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Women and Sex

Although most research about the effect of diabetes on sex has focused on men, some studies report that women are at higher risk for sexual dysfunction than diabetic men. It’s high time that the woman’s side of the story was given the attention that it deserves. Women are complicated sexual beings who need to be comfortable both physically and psychologically in order to enjoy sexual

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Yeast, Diabetes, and Sex

Vaginal yeast infections are annoying, not dangerous, but they can seriously hamper your sex life, especially if you have diabetes. What’s the connection, and what can you do to prevent and treat yeast infections? According to Chris Illiades, MD, on the website Everyday Health, “Normally, Candida albicans, the fungus that causes yeast infection, lives in balance with the other microorganisms in your body…. But anything

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