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Erectile dysfunction is a strong predictor of poor quality of life in men with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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AIMS: To identify predictors of poor quality of life among men with diabetes from a comprehensive set of sexual, clinical, socio-economic and lifestyle variables. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional observational-study of 253 men with Type 2 diabetes, randomly selected from a clinic in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Erectile dysfunction was assessed using the five-item International Index of Erectile Function and quality of life was assessed using the Sri Lankan version of the 36-item short form health ...

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10.1111/dme.12412

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Malavige, LS More by this author
Jayaratne, SD More by this author
Kathriarachchi, ST More by this author
Sivayogan, S More by this author
Ranasinghe, P More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
31
Issue:
6
Pages:
699-706
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:bebc53fb-1155-4386-8285-a34bf34dca8e
Source identifiers:
449263
Local pid:
pubs:449263

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