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Low Libido, difficulty with erection, or fatigue and bladder problems?

Sexual health can be impacted in men with diabetes

Diabetes and Male Sexual Health

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 Over half of men with diabetes may face erectile dysfunction due to nerve and circulation problems

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Men with diabetes are at a higher risk for sexual problems. The range of issues includes loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, and a host of bladder issues.

While the core reasons are changes in the blood vessels and nerves, a host of factors are implicated in the changes, these include inflammation, lower levels of testosterone, and medicines like anti-depressants.

Diabetes and Male Sexual Dysfunction

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Have You Noted Any Changes In Your Ability To Achieve Or Sustain An Errection?
Have You Noticed Any Unusual Occurrences during Errection or Ejaculation
​Does This Happen To You?

Sexual Health Interpretation



Erectile dysfunction, such as trouble achieving or maintaining an erection, is common in men with diabetes.

Erectile Dysfunction

What could Diabetes be saying?

Here is what you should know:

Erectile dysfunction is a significant concern for many men with diabetes. It primarily stems from damage to the vascular system, reducing blood flow necessary for achieving and maintaining an erection.


Nerve function also plays a critical role – if the brain and sexual organs are not communicating effectively, it can impair the ability to get or hold an erection. While the prevalence of ED increases with age, diabetes exacerbates these issues due to its impact on nerves and blood vessels.


Various treatment options are available, including oral medications to improve blood flow, testosterone therapy for low levels, and devices such as vacuum pumps and constriction rings. Men should engage in open discussions with their doctors about these options to find suitable solutions.


Peyronie’s & Ejaculation

If Your answer was positive to one or more of the answers,  You may be facing Peyronie’s disease and retrograde ejaculation issues

Peyronie’s & Ejaculation

What Could Diabetes Be Saying?

Peyronie’s disease and retrograde ejaculation are concerns for men with diabetes. Peyronie’s disease is characterized by an abnormal curvature of the penis during erections, often caused by scar tissue formation. This condition can be related to diabetes-induced changes in penile tissue.


Retrograde ejaculation, where semen enters the bladder instead of being expelled, is another issue that can arise due to diabetes affecting the bladder and ejaculatory muscles. These conditions can impact sexual satisfaction and reproductive health.


Treatment options may include medications, physical therapy, or surgery for Peyronie’s disease, and specific interventions for retrograde ejaculation. Consulting healthcare professionals is crucial for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Hormonal &


If Your answer was positive to one or more of the answers, you may have low testosterone, and bladder issues affecting your sexual health.

Hormonal &  Bladder

What Could Diabetes Be Saying?

Men with diabetes can experience low testosterone levels, leading to symptoms such as fatigue, low sex drive, and depression. Additionally, diabetes can cause bladder problems like frequent or urgent urination, trouble urinating, and urine leakage.


These issues can significantly impact quality of life, sexual well-being, and mental health. Managing blood sugar levels effectively and adopting a healthy lifestyle are key to mitigating these problems. In cases of low testosterone, hormone replacement therapy might be considered.


For bladder-related issues, behavioral therapies, medications, and in some cases, surgical options can be explored. Regular health check-ups and open communication with healthcare providers are essential for addressing these conditions and finding suitable management strategies



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Dos and Don'ts

Do: Discuss sexual health openly with your doctor, manage diabetes effectively, and explore treatment options for ED.


Don't: Ignore sexual health issues, neglect diabetes management, or delay seeking medical attention

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Supplements supporting cardiovascular health may aid in improving ED. Omega-3 fatty acids and certain vitamins could also be beneficial. Do not take over-the-counter "boosting" pills without consulting your doctor

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