Better Sex for Women With Diabetes

Studies highlighted by the National Institutes of Health have found that 27 percent of women with Type 1 diabetes and up to 42 percent of women with Type 2 report some kind of sexual dysfunction…

Sex and Diabetes

When my neighbor Leon was diagnosed with diabetes, he had one fear. “Sex is very important to me. Will I still be able to have sex with diabetes?”


Food and Sex

A new study suggests that in people with diabetes, what you eat can have an impact on your sexual function…

Diabetes and Sex

Unfortunately for those of us living with diabetes, sex is something that our disease can interfere with…

Why Bother About Sex?

Diabetes brings many demands. Maya, a recently diagnosed woman, told me "I don't have time or energy to think about sex right now." But there are many reasons to have a good sex life with diabetes, and many ways to do it... Read More

New Erectile Dysfunction Drug Approved

On April 27, pharmaceutical manufacturer Vivus announced the approval of its erectile dysfunction (ED) drug, Stendra (generic name avanafil) by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is the first ED medicine to be approved in over a decade... Read More

Sex in Vegas

Hey, team: I'm speaking in Las Vegas next week at the annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. The talk is called "Sex Secrets of People with Diabetes." The title refers to the sex problems we don't talk about, and the solutions that are also rarely mentioned... Read More