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Can Diabetes Affect My Sexual Function?

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Yeah diabetes has a big impact on sexual function and in a lot of ways, that are even maybe beyond what people think. The most obvious one is the diabetes is a major contributor to erectile dysfunction in men. So a lot of men with diabetes have difficulty achieving erections, but often times diabetes reduces the sensitivity of sexual organs, people have numbness in the genital area, they may have difficulty achieving orgasm, they may, a woman may have difficulty with vaginal lubrication with diabetes and then there a lot of self esteem issues that come with having diabetes and being overweight and so forth, and have a major impact.