Question 5#

Which answer is CORRECT regarding ED and diabetes mellitus?

a. The incidence of ED is 30%–50%
b. The cause of ED is almost entirely vasculogenic
c. Failure to ejaculate is common in diabetics
d. Spontaneous nocturnal erections are preserved in most diabetics with ED
e. Somatic sensory neuropathy is the common cause of ED

Correct Answer is A


Answer A

In diabetics, the incidence of ED is estimated to range from 35% to 50%. The cause of ED in diabetes mellitus is multifactorial. Anejaculation and retrograde ejaculation can occur in diabetic patients due to autonomic neuropathy.