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Unable to keep erection. Diabetic type 2. What can help him?

On the same note of not being able to keep an erection we are having the same problem. My husband has been dx as a diabetic type 2. Is this normal? It s at the time of penetration normally. We have spoken to the md and pushes pills. I ve asked him to spend some time with self satisfaction. He just laughter at me. Does this type of therapy help. My thoughts where for him to get used to his body and to find what works now for him. Is this silly? Thanks for any suggestions we are both 55
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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The inability to get or maintain an erection firm enough for sex is very common in men who have diabetes and is termed as erectile dysfunction ( ED ). It can stem from problems caused by poor longterm blood sugar control, which damages nerves and blood vessels. Erectile dysfunction can also be linked to other conditions common in men with diabetes, such as high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.
Treatment for involves general treatment and specific treatments.

General treatment involves
Controlling your diabetes and blood pressure meticulously.
Stop smoking and alcohol.
Reduce your stress level by yoga and meditation.
Regular exercises and reduction of your weight.
Asking your doctor for change of blood pressure medicines,if you are taking some.

If this fails to make you all right,then best would be to consult a urologist and look for Specific treatments like...
Medicines like VIAGRA
Penile implants
Counselling sessions etc.
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