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Diabetes Health Center

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Women’s Top Diabetes Concerns

What About Menopause?

Blood sugar fluctuations can cause some symptoms that are similar to those common in menopause, such as mood changes, fatigue, and hot flashes. Type 2 diabetes might also worsen sexual problems that can happen during menopause, like vaginal dryness and painful sex.

If you have any of these problems, talk to your doctor. Getting your diabetes under control helps.

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