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Women and Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious illness that affects over 20 million people in the United States.

There is good news. Diabetes can be controlled by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising, and using FDA-approved medicines, insulin, and devices every day. FDA has lots of free information to help you manage your diabetes.

This video provides tips to help women with diabetes safely use their diabetes medicines.

View the video in Spanish:
La Mujer y la Diabetes video

Medication Booklets

These booklets give some basic facts about the medicines used to treat diabetes. Use these booklets to help you talk to your doctor about the medicines that are right for you.

Fact Sheets



Contact FDA

Food and Drug Administration Office of Women's Health

10903 New Hampshire Avenue


Silver Spring, MD 20993

Page Last Updated: 09/08/2014
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