Reproductive function in male patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  title={Reproductive function in male patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Sandro La Vignera and R. A. Condorelli and Maurizio di Mauro and Donatella Lo Presti and Laura M Mongioi and Giorgio Ivan Russo and A. E. Calogero},
  volume={3 6},
This study was undertaken to evaluate conventional and some of the main bio-functional spermatozoa parameters, serum gonadal hormones and didymo-epididymal ultrasound features in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1). DM1 affects an increasing number of men of reproductive age. Diabetes may affect male reproduction by acting on the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis, causing sexual dysfunction or disrupting male accessory gland function. However, data on spermatozoa parameters and… CONTINUE READING
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