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5 Effects of Menopause on Type 2 Diabetes

Menopause refers to the phase in a woman's life when her periods stop. At this time, diabetes and menopause may combine to have a wide range of effects on a woman's body. Do you know how menopause can affect type 2 diabetes?


#1 Hot Flashes

These are sporadic and sudden moments of excessive sweating and heat that develops around a woman's head and neck. These hot flashes affect about 68% of menopausal women, affecting them at night by disturbing their sleep. Insufficient sleep in turn disrupts blood sugar levels and making blood sugar management increasingly difficult.

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