Effects of diabetes on women’s reproductive health
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Effects of diabetes on women’s reproductive health

Elizabeth Stenhouse Associate professor of midwifery research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Education and Society, Plymouth University, Devon

Diabetes is a serious public health concern in the UK. For women this long-term condition poses challenges throughout life, particularly in relation to sexual and reproductive health. Healthcare professionals need to have an understanding of how diabetes affects women’s reproductive health to provide appropriate advice, thereby empowering women, their partners and families to make appropriate decisions.

Nursing Standard. 26, 38, 35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.

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