All of you female monster tamers out there probably noticed this already: besides stress, sleep, food, sports, medication, illness and the 1000 additional factors influencing your blood sugar, there is one other thing that turns your blood sugar curve into an emotional rollercoaster ride. Have a guess, it’s those lovely HORMONES!
Your menstrual cycle and the fluctuations in hormone levels that go along with it also have an effect on blood sugar metabolism. Hello, extra challenge!
We want to give you some practical tips & tricks on how to deal with menstruation, what outfit to wear with your pump or what to keep in mind during pregnancy or menopause.
To begin with, we created this monstrous infographic for you. It shows you all possible challenges of the different phases in the life of a woman living with diabetes: