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Causes of Impotence

Diabetes can produce nerve and blood vessel damage all over the body, including nerves and blood vessels that are important for sexual function. Nerve and blood vessel damage is particularly common if your diabetes is poorly controlled.

Talk to your doctor. Working to bring your blood sugar under good control can help to prevent further diabetes-related problems, and may even help to reverse damage that has already occurred.


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