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Diabetes, How to prevent ED? – FAQ

1 in 4 men over age 65 experience some degree of erectile dysfunction (ED).1And men with diabetes experience ED at three times the rate of non-diabetics2because of the damage diabetes can cause to the nerves and blood vessels that control the ability to get an erection.

ED and Diabetes

Diabetes can cause nerve, blood vessel, and muscle damage that results in problems like pain, numbing or loss of sensation in the hands and feet.3 These issues can also result in ED problems, because nerve signals and blood flow are necessary to the process of getting an erection. And as men with diabetes get older, ED problems become even more common.4

FAQ - Let's talk about ED and the solution to prevent it?

  • How does Diabetes cause ED?
  • Is there a difference between type I and type II Diabetes?
  • What are their effects on erections?
  • Can weight loss treat ED?
  • What advices would you give to reduce cholesterol?
  • What about the effects of testosterone on libido and erections?
  • What natural tips would you give to patients to reduce ED?


Your questions answered by a General Practicioner, Janine David
QUESTIONS Expert Opinion Janine David
How does diabetes cause ED
different type of diabetes and what are their effects on erections
can weight loss treat ed
What advice would you give to reduce cholesterol
What about the effects of testosterone on libido and erections
What natural tips would you give to diabetic patients to reduce ED

What it means for you

If you are a diabetic and experiencing ED, talk with your doctor or diabetes educator about the treatment options that may be best for you. Dr Janine David share with us her advices and recommendations to prevent erectile dysfunction. Dr Janine David is a GP who specialises in Men’s and Women’s sexual health. She qualified as a GP in 2001 and has been a GP partner in Portway Surgery, Porthcawl for the past 12 years.

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