Diabetes and weak erections India

Erectile Dysfunction & Diabetes Mellitus

Why is Erectile Dysfunction important
World-wise estimated Incidence 80million
Estimated 25-30 mil taken PDE5I
McKinlay Int. J. Impot. Res.2000

High % co-morbidity & complications

  • 30% all diabetic men
  • 0% of diabetic men over 60 yrs of age
  • Over 60% in men with DIABETES MELLITUS for > 10yrs suffer from Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction is three times more common in Diabetics than in General population.
Incidence of Erectile Dysfunction is nearly 65% in men with Diabetes of more than 10 yrs of duration .Basu A, Ryder RE
Birmingahm, UK
Drugs. 2004;64(23):2667-88..


The high prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in patients with
diabetes is caused mainly by vascular and neurological conditions
Hijazi RA, et al, Houston, USA


Gonadal and Erectile Dysfunction in diabetics
Med Clin North Am. 2004 Jul;88(4):933-45,


Impotent men with diabetes present with worse Erectile Dysfunction than non-diabetic men with Erectile Dysfunction , resulting in worse disease-specific QOL in the diabetic men.
Penson DF, Lue TF et al
Exploratory Comprehensive
Evaluation of E D database.
Diabetes Care. 2003 Apr;26(4):1093-9.


Although the overall incidence of Erectile Dysfunction in the general population ages of 40 to 70 years is 52%, men with DIABETES MELLITUS have Erectile Dysfunction at an earlier age and with a significantly higher prevalence, as high as 75%.
Hakim LS, Goldstein I Florida, USA
Diabetic sexual dysfunction.
Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am.1996


Erectile Dysfunction has been the most neglected complication of diabetes. It is a common abnormality that affects more than 20 million .
American men.


The prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in the general population between the ages of 40 to 70 years is 52%. In men with diabetes, it ranges from 35% to 75%, and occurs at an earlier age
Chu NV, Edelman SV. San Diego,USA
Erectile Dysfunction and diabetes.
Curr Diab Rep. 2002 Feb;2(1):60-6.


DIABETES MELLITUS causes Erectile Dysfunction by

  • Awareness of underlying causes
  • Cognizance of Co-morbidities and of their treatment
  • Specific modalities of Treatment offerErectile Dysfunction to specific types of ED

Contemporary management of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Awareness of underlying causes
  • Cognizance of Co-morbidities and of their treatment
  • Specific modalities of Treatment offerErectile Dysfunction to specific types of ED

Modalities Of Treatment

  • Oral: PDE5Inhibitors
  • Injectable: ICIVAD (intra cavernosal injection of vaso-active drugs)
  • Mechanical aids: Vacuum Erection Devices (VED) & Constriction Rings
  • Surgical: Penile Prosthesis

Erectile Dysfunction & Diabetes Mellitus

  • Erectile Dysfunction has very high prevalence
  • Erectile Dysfunction has profound effect on QOL
  • Erectile Dysfunction is closely linkErectile Dysfunction with Diabetes Mellitus
  • Erectile Dysfunction is an important marker and is co-morbidity in many other life-threatening conditions
  • Erectile Dysfunction is treatable

Testosterone therapy

  • Oral
  • Injectable
  • Implantable
  • Buccal
  • Patches
  • Gels

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