Diabetes also affects the women and men in nearly equal numbers however; it affects women differently than men. When compared with diabetic men, diabetic women have a higher risk for heart disease, lower survival rates and also a poorer quality of life after heart attack, higher risk for blindness. Depression also affects twice as many women as men, also raises the risk for diabetes in women. It safe for women with diabetes to get pregnant, If it is whether type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you can have a healthy pregnancy. If you have diabetes and you want to have a baby, then you need to plan ahead, before you are pregnant. As per statistics about 15 million women’s in the United States have diabetes, or about 1 in every 9 adult women and the study also indicates the death rate for women with diabetes didn’t improve. The death rate was higher among in women, but there has been a slight shift in sex distribution of diabetes showing higher death rates in men and also the difference in death rates between women who had diabetes and those who didn’t had diabetes is more than is doubled. The studies emphasize how diabetes affects men and women differently. It’s difficult to diagnose some of the complications of diabetes in women.