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Sexuální dysfunkce u diabetes mellitus

Title in English Sexual dysfunctions in patients with diabetes mellitus


Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Postgraduální medicína
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Psychiatry, sexuology
Keywords diabetes mellitus; erectile dysfunction; endothelial dysfunction; fertility; hypogonadism
Description Sexual dysfunctions are common complications of diabetes. Erectile dysfunction is the most frequent, usually organic, complication of diabetes. Estimates of the prevalence of erectile dysfunction with diabetes range from 35-75%. Erectile dysfunction is highly prevalent in DM 2, and is associated with the endothelial dysfunction and/ or with atherosclerosis and silent myocardial ischemia. Type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome are characterized by insulin resistance and often associated with the male hypogonadism. Diabetes mellitus has an influence on male reproductive function by means of impotence, retrograde ejaculation and hypogonadism.

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