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29 December 2010

No birth control, diabetes link

Women's glucose levels increased with use of injectable DMPA, but not enough to cause concern, research suggests.

Women's glucose levels increased with use of injectable DMPA, but not enough to cause concern, research suggests. 

They found that women using DMPA experienced slight increases in glucose and insulin levels. Their glucose levels increased steadily during the first 30 months of using DMPA, with the greatest increase occurring during the first six months. These increases, however, were not large enough to cause concern, according to the researchers.

 
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