Diabetes may have more impact on your penis than hindering erections, as the disease may also impact its curvature.
Diabetes, the chronic metabolic disease marked by high blood sugar, has long been linked to erectile dysfunction and is among the primary risk factors for developing ED. However, new research indicates diabetes may also be associated with the penile deformity condition known as Peyronie's disease, which involves the buildup of fibrous scar tissue, potentially leading to curved and painful erections.
There is an association between diabetes and Peyronie's disease complications, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The retrospective study of patients, which was presented during the 2021 Sexual Medicine Society of North America Fall Scientific Meeting, suggests uncontrolled diabetes and a further increase in hemoglobin A1C levels after a Peyronie's diagnosis