Words are part of each person’s context; people interpret messages and create meaning. For people with diabetes, the words they hear, see and read every day can be helpful or hurtful. Words can contribute to an already stressful disease experience.
In continuation of our previous discussion on Women and Diabetes: The challenges of pregnant women living with diabetes, we would like to bring your attention to other challenges that women with diabetes experience. For this discussion it will be interesting to explore how we can tackle the social disadvantages experienced
Women around the world are impacted by diabetes in many ways. Over half of the diabetes population are women, and many women (both with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes) will have pregnancies during their disease exposure. The incidence of gestational diabetes (GDM) also continues to rise, hence it has been
Foot problems in people with diabetes are a global problem and there is no area in the world that does not report the development of foot lesions as a consequence mainly of neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease. The diabetic foot is a major medical, social and economic problem worldwide. However,