Impotence in Diabetics
As documented in the preceding article by Ellenberg, the incidence of erectile failure in diabetic men is over 50%. While recognizing that diabetes can produce both neurological and vascular damage leading to loss of erectile capability, Renshaw emphasizes that at least some diabetic impotence is functional, not organic. In this chapter, Renshaw discusses the use of sex therapy in cases of diabetic erectile failure.
In the last half of the chapter, the author discusses the use and misuse of implanted penile protheses for diabetic men. This material was written especially for this volume and updates the author’s earlier work on diabetic impotence.
KeywordsSexual Dysfunction Sexual Arousal Penile Prosthesis Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Nocturnal Erection
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