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Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Diabetes, impotence: Yes , diabetes is one of the most common causes of impotence. Other causes are high blood pressure, high blood lipids, smoking, low testosterone, and some medications can be problematic. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Is it possible to reverse erectile dysfunction and or endothelial dysfunction caused in the initial stages of diabetes?

Is it possible to reverse erectile dysfunction and or endothelial dysfunction caused in the initial stages of diabetes?

See remark: Managing diabetes helps control the deleterious effect of diabetes on blood vessels and the effect on E.D. It definitely helps stall the detrimental effect of diabetes ...Read more

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Does impotence have to do with diabetes?

Does impotence have to do with diabetes?

ED: Yes, quite often diabetics have some degree of ed due to the effects of diabetes on small vessels and nerve conduction. ...Read more

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Any solution for male impotence due diabetes?

Any solution for male impotence due diabetes?

ED: There are many options. Diabetes is a very common cause of erectile dysfunction. See a urologist to discuss options. They range from pills to penile prosthesis surgery. ...Read more

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Dr I am 21 and I have diabetes... Will i suffer from impotence or any other type of disease? ? What should I do to prevent it please help me

Dr I am 21 and I have diabetes... Will i suffer from impotence or any other type of disease? ? What should I do to prevent it please help me

You ar in charge: You are young and have a long time to deal with this disease. I assume you are juvenile diabetic, but it does not matter. If you exercise, maintain a normal body weight, eat like a diabetic should eat, and keep your blood sugar as normal as you can, you will be able to avoid many of the problems related to diabetes. Most problems occur in folks who do not help themselves but depend on meds only. ...Read more

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How to prevent erectile dysfunction if you have diabetes?

How to prevent erectile dysfunction if you have diabetes?

ED: If you do not have ED already or have early ED (ie. difficulty maintaining an erection), then here are several recommendations to consider. Maintain a healthy exercise regimen, keep your cholesterol low, and maintain excellent glucose control. ...Read more

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If you have type 1 diabetes, what medication would be recommended for erectile dysfunction?

If you have type 1 diabetes, what medication would be recommended for erectile dysfunction?

Any recommendation: must be made in conjunction with your entire clinical picture, so you should probably consult with your doctor on it. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Erectile dysfunction refers to any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more