Does Having Type 1 Diabetes Affect Levels Of Fertility?
Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community Does having type 1 diabetes affect levels of fertility? Hello, I'm just posting here because I am very curious about this question, I'm 19 years old and have had type 1 for about 8 years now, and this question has popped up into my mind a few times, but does having diabetes actually affect the chances of having children when your older. I don't plan on having children for a while that's why I'm curious, the longer I wait the less chance of having children? I would love to have children when I'm older that's why I've been thinking about this. if bs control is fine there is no such question Diabetic Krissy Type 1 Well-Known Member From what I have read you are more at risk of things (If your levels are not under control) However I don't think it affects your fertility at all. I don't think so. I conceived my son accidentally, so wasn't even trying - and my daughter after only a few months. I think if your levels are high you can miscarry more, or have problems later on in the pregnancy, but the actual sperm-meets-egg part isn't affected. Pretty lucky really seeing Continue reading >>