Dr Constanze Maresch supervised by Profs de Kretser and Linn (Univ of Giessen)
Male patients with diabetes may also have infertility due to the action of elevated blood sugar levels on testicular function resulting in impaired spermatogenesis causing lower that normal sperm counts.
Centre for Reproductive Health
Reproductive biology and endocrinology
Journal and article title
The value of this paper is that it reviewed all the relevant papers which reported the results of diabetes on male fertility. It provides the reader with an analysis of the studies and the overall conclusions.
Men who have diabetes's may have difficulty in conceiving. it also suggests that careful management of the patient's diabetes may prevent or delay the onset of male infertility
Diabetes and male infertility