Men

Special Issues For Men

Men with diabetes face unique challenges of their own.You may be less apt to express any feelings of anxiety or depression you’re facing while trying to come to terms with the disease, and one of the most prevalent complications in men with diabetes impotence is definitely an emotionally loaded issue. But while men face a […]

Men

Changes In Testosterone Levels

Testosterone levels in men begin to decrease starting around age forty, eventually leading to what some have called “male menopause,” or andropause, which brings with it an increased cardiovascular risk, loss of muscle and bone mass, and a waning libido. Other signs of declining testosterone can include lower sperm count, body hair loss, and even […]

Men

Complication Gender Bias

While diabetes crosses all age, racial, and gender lines, it does seem to show some questionably preferential treatment to men in the distribution of certain diabetic complications. For example, the ADA reports that men diagnosed with diabetes before age thirty tend to develop retinopathy more rapidly than their female counterparts. And among people with diabetes, […]

Men

Treatment Options

There are a number of options available for treating ED, including medication, vacuum devices, surgery, and psychosocial therapy. The least invasive non pharmaceutical method of treatment is a mechanical vacuum device. A cylinder is placed over the length of the penis and a handĀ­operated vacuum pump is used to remove the air from the cylinder, […]