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Can Diabeties Cause Errectal Disfunction
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
Many possibilities: There are 2 basic forms which revolve around insulin, the carrier protein that transfers glucose to and through cells to provide energy. In childhood, the usual form is triggered when an infection results in the loss of Insulin production and it must be supplied by injection. In older kids or adults, Insulin is present but not working as well as needed.Overweight people are more at risk. ...Read more
Diabetes cause: Type 2 diabetes is considered a polygenic disorder with multiple causes. Basically ine must have a genetic predisposition towards developing diabetes, be exposed to a particular environmental trigger (obesity, low viramin d, a virus or illness, a medication) which results in the inability of the pancreas to produce insulin. Over time blood sugars rise and one develops diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk factors: The causes are not clearly known. There are certain factors which may lead to diabetes. Virus infections can lead to diabetes. If it runs in your family, you are obese, smoke cigarettes, had gestational diabetes or had a baby weighing 9 or more pounds, have impaired glucose tolerance, do not exercise regularly, low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides, high blood pressure you are at high risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Environment/inheri: Type 1 is probably due to infection in vulnerable pt causing destruction of Insulin cells in pancreas. Type 2 is usually due to obesity where you can't make enough Insulin to support the wt. This has gotten more complicated as studies show other problems with poor signaling to the liver to stop production of glucose. New diabetic meds target this issue. ...Read more
Diabetes: Diabetes can occur if you stop making insulin. That most often occurs early in life (type 1 diabetes) but there is a small group that has very low insulin production later in life. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your pancreas is making a lot of insulin but not enough to control your blood sugar. Do you or a family member/ friend have diabetes and are not caring for it properly. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
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