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Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients in the Holy Kerbala/Iraq in 2018

karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Volume 9, Issue 15, Pages 1-10

Erectile dysfunction affects more than 50% of diabetic patients and results in miserable
couple’s life, especially for young adults. Possible predictors are proper therapy and
patient’s compliance with treatment, in addition to the warning signs and symptoms of
sensory neuron and motor deficits. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the
prevalence of Erectile dysfunction and its predictors among diabetic patients in Kerbala.
Material and methods
The study included a convenient sample of 61 patients with diabetes mellitus type I and II.
They were chosen through a systematic sampling among patients at the diabetes mellitus
clinic at Al Hussein Teaching Hospital in Holy Kerbala /Iraq in 2018. All participants
were interviewed using standard questionnaire. Analysis of data used descriptive and
analytic tools including t-test, chi-square test, logistic regression and structural Equation
modeling through the statistical Package of social sciences and Amos and Excel software
at a significance level of


diabetes mellitus
erectile dysfunction
Autonomic changes
sensory and motor changes
glycemic control.

Review Diabetes Mellitus: A review

karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Volume 9, Issue 15, Pages 80-91

Diabetes is one of the most important disorders of metabolic and chronic diseases
affecting small and large ages, which result from lack of insulin production of beta cells
present in the pancreas of Lancherhans in the pancreas or result from the inability of human
cells to respond to insulin, which leads to a rise in the blood glucose levels . There are two
main types of diabetes: the first type (the type I ) that is produced when the human body is
unable to produce insulin due to a defect in the work of the immune system, where the
immune cells attack the cells producing insulin (beta cells) in the pancreas, while type (II)
The most common result is the inability of the body's cells to respond to insulin, despite the
efficiency and ability of the pancreas to produce insulin, due to an unknown reason ..