Specifics of diabetes mellitus in women

Authors: Ludmila Brunerová 1;  Jan Brož 2
Authors‘ workplace: Diabetologické centrum II. interní kliniky 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. Michal Anděl, CSc. 1;  Diabetologické centrum Interní kliniky 2. LF UK a FN Motol Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. Milan Kvapil, CSc., MBA 2
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2014; 18(3): 180-185
Category: Gynecology and Obstetrics: Review Article


Approximately 4 % of female population suffers from diabetes. A permanent interaction between diabetes, its treatment and sex hormonal changes (childhood, puberty, reproduction, pregnancy, menopause) occurs in those women. This review article summarizes up to date published studies concerning reciprocal relationship between diabetes and sexual development in women.

Key words:
diabetes mellitus – gestation – hormonal contraceptive – hyperandrogenism – menopause – puberty – sex hormones


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