testosterone

Testosterone to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus in at-risk men

Middle-aged and older men who are overweight, tend to have lower testosterone levels. This is associated with higher incidence of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Obesity and medical co-morbidities contribute to the decline in testosterone levels. A review and meta-analysis of observational studies, found that men with testosterone levels ≥15.6 nmol/L had a 42% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, compared to those with testosterone levels ≤15.5 nmol/L.... Read More...

Testosterone use for women

Sexual dysfunction is common in both men and women. When it comes to exploring sexual dysfunction, most clinicians can identify the man’s sexual dysfunction problems. In females, this subject is not greatly understood and knowledge is lacking. Testosterone in women is clearly beneficial in HSDD and the currently available 1% transdermal preparation is safe and easy to use. More data is needed to assess long-term side effects of testosterone in women... Read More...