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I'm sorry if this is in the wrong topic,not really sure where it should be.My dh is diabetic,controlled with tablets.Or i should say he take tablets but sugar levels are always to high.Last time he saw GP there was talk of him going on to injections if his sugar didn't start to come down.Anyway we are just starting to get some kind of sex live back after having last dc.But dh is having afew problems with his man hood.Do you think this is due to the diabetes.Or could it just be me that he just isn't interested in any more,and i'm making excuses for him.
Thanks IIjkk part of me knows that but the other part is worried that i'm the problem.Dh hasn't said anything to make me think that,just me being insecure.We have been together 22yrs,i'm just worried he doesn't fancy me any more,because i have put on a lot of weight.So i keep thinking is it me or the diabetes.
Diabetes can be a factor in this problem your DH is having. In fact I'm sure that diabetic men can get Viagra free - not that I'm suggesting your DH has got to that stage - but I may be wrong about the free bit.
Definately go to diabetic clinic and get it checked up on, and if his blood sugars are hgih this can also cause other health problems
14- 19 is still quite high though, but people with your DH's type of diabetes often are told they don't need to check their blood sugars every day. I would contact the diabetic clininc and say he needs a check up, bloods etc. it may be that a change to his medication could help and he may not need to go on injections
Thanks saltire i'm going to have a talk to DH tonight and get him down the GP's.His medication has been changed afew times but it hasn't really helped.Perhaps if we can get his sugar levels sorted the other problems will sort themselves.
You are right, high blood sugars can cause a few problems, not just now, but a few years down the line. Even if he does need injections, you may find that it will help regulate his blood sugar levels. i'm a bit surprised that he hasn't had more regular appointments at the diabetic clinic, given that his blood sugars were so high to begin with.
Hope it goes ok
diabetes causes build up in the veins and arteries I think and impotence is often a side effect of this - there is help available but I'm not sure how successful this is. It is a very common problem and no need for embarrassment.
Thanks both of you.The clinic is held at the GP's he has only ever been to the hospital for the fasting blood test.The rest is done at the GP's with the nurse,who he doesn't like every much.So he doesn't push to go more often.
Well this time you need to be bossy and get him to go. tell him his long term health depends on it. Like I said, some of the problems might not appear till a few years down the line, but that doesn't mean he doesn't need to get it sorted now. Do let us know how he got on