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Your husband developed fecal incontinence. This is likely due to the relaxed anal sphincter. Diabetes can affect the nerves and hence can damage the nerve control to anal sphincter.
Another possibility can be intestinal bacterial infection. This should be checked with stool tests.
Food intolerance is another common cause of explosive diarrhea. Lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity are such causes.
Over the counter loperamide tablet can be tried to control the bowel movement as initial therapy.
He should be seen by a gastroenterologist as well.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/