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Type 2 diabetic has neuropathy and ed. is there a link? ed meds are not helping. sugars @ 200's. any ideas on how to improve ed?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
Yes: There is a clear link between diabetes and erectile dysfunction (ed). Diabetes also causes neuropathy. These conditions worsen much more rapidly the higher the glucose level so adequate control of blood glucose levels are of utmost importance. There are many treatment options for ED including oral pills, vacuum pump, injection therapy to the penis, or surgery for an implant if all else fails.

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