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March 23, 2006

Depo Provera may up diabetes risk

Topics: Medicine

A new study indicates that contraception with Depo Provera (depot medroxyprogesterone acetate) is associated with an increase in the risk of diabetes in some Latino women with prior pregnancy-related or "gestational" diabetes. In the study, DMPA and breast-feeding or DMPA and high triglycerides were associated with increased risk of diabetes in these women" ...

Posted by Richard at March 23, 2006 1:59 PM



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