When most people hear the words “diabetes and sexual dysfunction," they automatically think it's the man's problem. But women with diabetes can also experience sexual problems related to their blood sugar levels.
For diabetes educator Ann Albright, PhD, RD, that’s not only a medical fact, it’s a fact of life.
Living with type 1 diabetes for 41 years, Albright says that when glucose isn’t under good control, a woman’s sex life can suffer.
“It’s not diabetes per se that harms your intimate life...