Low dose oral contraceptives with moderate metabolic side effects have been introduced in the recent years. This led to changes in the oral contraceptive practice in case of diabetes mellitus. The authors analyzed the effects of oral contraceptives on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and on cardiovascular risk in case of diabetes mellitus. As diabetes mellitus is not a homogenous disease group contraceptive recommendations are discussed separately depending upon the severity of diabetes.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Magyar Noorvosok Lapja|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Reproductive Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology