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This quiz contains mature content of a sexual nature, and is intended for adults 18 and over. If you are under 18, please visit our other diabetes quiz resources.
Diabetes and Sex
Sex can be a joy, a challenge, a puzzle, and a frustration. At its best, it's physically and emotionally fulfilling. At its worst, it can cause feelings of disappointment and failure. Add diabetes to this already complicated mix, and things get even more interesting. The mechanics of testing, pumps, and tubing; the threat of lows or highs; and the potential problems that diabetic complications can cause in the bedroom can make intimacy overwhelming sometimes. Feel like you could use a little back up? Take the quiz and pick up some tips on a more comfortable, pleasurable sex life.

Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 8/14

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