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Erectile Dysfunction Common in Primary Care Patients

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Erectile Dysfunction

A third study of Canadian men visiting primary care physicians indicates that about half of them report having erectile dysfunction, and that it is linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, future heart disease risk and increased fasting blood sugar levels.

"Primary care physicians are uniquely positioned to inquire about a patient's sexual function during a routine office visit," the authors write. "They can also screen for modifiable risk factors and treatable comorbidities. However, there is little information available regarding the prevalence of