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Can diabetes cause low sperm count?

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Dr. Rabii Madi
Urology
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In brief: Yes, it can

Recent researches have shown that men with diabetes have low sperm count.
Uncontrolled blood sugar level and fluctuating blood sugar levels lead to low sperm count. In addition, a research shows that semen volume is lower in diabetic men compared with non-diabetic men and that the nuclear dna in diabetic men's sperm cells is more fragmented.

In brief: Yes, it can

Recent researches have shown that men with diabetes have low sperm count.
Uncontrolled blood sugar level and fluctuating blood sugar levels lead to low sperm count. In addition, a research shows that semen volume is lower in diabetic men compared with non-diabetic men and that the nuclear dna in diabetic men's sperm cells is more fragmented.
Dr. Rabii Madi
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Holly Barth
General Practice
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In brief: It can

It is common for men with diabetes to have low testosterone levels.
If you have a low sperm count, this would be something worth checking out.

In brief: It can

It is common for men with diabetes to have low testosterone levels.
If you have a low sperm count, this would be something worth checking out.
Holly Barth
Holly Barth
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