Dean Elterman, MD, MSc, FRCSC,

Associate Professor, Division of Urology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.


A clear relationship, with shared risk factors, exists between diabetes, ED and CVD.
Use of ED as a harbinger of CVD is most predictive in younger men (ED may precede CVD by 2-5 yrs, 3 avg).
The identification of ED may allow for risk reduction and preventative measures in large numbers of men.
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