Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0007p64 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | BES2004

High prevalence of low testosterone in men with type 2 diabetes and an association with glycaemic control and obesity

Kapoor D , Aldred H , Channer K , Jones T

Low serum testosterone levels in men predict the future development of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, men with Type 2 diabetes have lower testosterone levels than nondiabetic men. Testosterone is known to be positively correlated with insulin sensitivity. It has also been demonstrated that low levels of circulating androgens are associated with coronary artery disease, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and visceral obesity. The purpose of this study was to dete...