What to do if Erectile Dysfunction Develops

Impotence and Diabetes

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Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes
What to do if Erectile Dysfunction Develops
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What to do if Erectile Dysfunction Develops

Important to remember that over the last few years there have been major advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and the majority of can now be treated effectively for intercourse to take place.

However, it is first necessary to identify the problem and this means discussing the problem with your GP or diabetic clinic doctor. You may well be referred to a specialist or your GP practice may have a clinic within the surgery. Once referred to the specialist, there will be a general assessment of your health and any medications you might be taking. Blood tests will also be carried out to check your diabetes control, hormone levels, blood pressure and general fitness. There may also be discussions about your previous sexual function and your relationship with your partner.