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Diabetes
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that affects the whole body, if left untreated and unmanaged. In Type I diabetes the body produces nil or next to nil insulin (secreted from Pancreas to control sugar level). In Type II the pancreas produces some insulin but still the absorption of glucose does not conform to the desired levels. Gestational Diabetes is when some women become diabetic during pregnancy (about 4%).
Dilatation and curettage
An operation that involves stretching the cervical opening to scrape out the uterus.
Donor Insemination (artificial Insemination)
The placement of sperm from a donor which has been washed free of seminal fluid into the uterine cavity.

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