Dr. RICHARD BEBB PATIENT COMMUNICATION PLATFORM
Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get or maintain an erection hard enough for sex. It's very common for men with diabetes to experience erectile dysfunction. Diabetes affects a man's erection because small and large blood vessels and nerves can be damaged by the disease
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body can’t properly use the insulin that is released (called insulin insensitivity) or does not make enough insulin. As a result, sugar builds up in the blood instead of being used as energy. About 90 per cent of people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes which more often develops in adults, but children can be affected.
There are very many different insulin preparations, which is a good thing in a sense because it gives practitioners and patients many options to tailor-make their insulin to their lifestyle. It's important to correlate your lifestyle, which is when you eat, when you exercise, and when you take your insulin, so that the three are working together. If you exercise without eating and there's insulin in your body, you'll have a low blood sugar; if you take too much insulin without eating, you'll have a low blood sugar. If you eat without insulin, ``inaudible``, so as you see, it's a balancing act.