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Type 1 Males: Sexual Dysfunction May Be Sign of Heart Disease

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By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com

Men who have type 1 diabetes and who are experiencing problems with sexual dysfunction actually may be showing indications that something else is amiss. Results of a new study indicate that sexual dysfunction may be a sign of cardiovascular disease in type 1 diabetic patients.

Sexual dysfunction may predict heart problems

The link between sexual dysfunction and type 2 diabetes has been recognized for many years, and according to a recent study published in Postgraduate Medicine Journal, few individuals are diagnosed and treated for this combination of conditions. Given that the prevalence of diabetes is increasing and expected to grow dramatically, the number of men with sexual dysfunction will likely increase as well.

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