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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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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