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Diabetes in the Bedroom: Scarier than Halloween?
Date:10/4/2007

American Diabetes Association offers tips to alleviate fears associated

with common diabetes complication

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Halloween can be frightening, from the haunted houses to the trick-or-treating ghosts and goblins. But for some, there is something that is much scarier than Halloween: diabetes in the bedroom.

Sexual dysfunction is a diabetes complication for both men and women. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), fluctuation in hormone and blood glucose levels, depression, and nerve damage all contribute to sexual dysfunction. But lack of awareness from this lesser known diabetes side effect can lead to unnecessary anxiety, embarrassment, and fearfulness.

"Intimacy and diabetes is a scary topic to many," commented Ann L. Albright, PhD, RD, ADA's President, Health Care and Education. "Diabetes is a leading cause of sexual dysfunction. Many people are reluctant to talk to either their partner or doctor about it but the fact is that in many cases sexual dysfunction can be overcome successfully."

The American Diabetes Association provides a three-step approach to help alleviate fears associated with diabetes and sexual dysfunction:

-- Start with yourself -- You can lower the risk for sexual dysfunction or

alleviate the condition if you already have it. Monitor blood glucose

levels. Get plenty of rest. Enjoy a healthy meal plan. Incorporate

physical activity throughout your day.

-- Communicate with your partner -- Communication can reduce anxiety

associated with sexual dysfunction. Set time aside for honest

discussion. Listen carefully. Be mindful of body language.

-- Work with your health care team -- Make regular visits. Set personal

goals with their assistance. Write down questions ahead of time.

Research some options before your visit. Inquire about counseling or

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