Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Web TV:

Can the new impotence drug Viagra also help Type 1 diabetics who are impotent as a result of diabetes? Any help or referral you can provide would be greatly appreciated.


Yes, according to my recent patient who had already tried it.

According to the official Viagra website:

A review of population subgroups demonstrated efficacy regardless of baseline severity, etiology, race and age. VIAGRA was effective in a broad range of ED patients, including those with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, other cardiac disease, peripheral vascular disease, diabetes mellitus, depression, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), radical prostatectomy, trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and spinal cord injury, and in patients taking anti-depressants/anti-psychotics and anti-hypertensives/diuretics.


Original posting 21 May 1998
Posted to Complications


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.