According to international diabetes news, a team of experts has identified some of the molecular changes linked to the onset of diabetes-related Erectile Dysfunction . Usually shortened to ED, the new discovery could lead to people being able to identify the risk of ED and perhaps lead to drug targets in the future.
ED is incredibly common amongst men with diabetes, affecting around 75 per cent to some degree. In many cases, people with diabetes develop serious ED that does not respond well to conventional drugs.
The research team examined ED in rats, and identified 57 separate proteins in the penile tissue that either increased or decreased with the development and progression of diabetes mellitus . The study was published in Molecular and Cellular Proteomics.

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