Wira Gotera, Widhyasa, Ketut Suastika, Made Ratna Saraswati, Made Pande Dwipayana, I Made Siswadi Semadi, Dewi Catur Wulandari
Abstract: This research is conducted to study relationship between erectile dysfunction and HbA1C percentage among diabetic patient. This was a cross-sectional study conducted at Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, from June 14th until July 11th 2010, involving married males with diabetes, whose age below 70 years old and had HbA1C laboratory result in last 3 month on their medical records. Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction by using International Index of Erectile Function-5 (IIEF-5). Age has strong association with erectile dysfunction and higher value of HbA1C increasing risk for developing erectile dysfunction.
Keywords: erectile dysfunction, HbA1C, diabetes mellitus