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ea0026p335 | Obesity | ECE2011

Long-term effects of normalization of testosterone on variables of the metabolic syndrome in hypogonadal men: the moscow study

Gooren L J , Kalinchenko S Y , Tishova Y A , Mskhalaya G J , Giltay E J , Saad F

Introduction: Men with the metabolic syndrome have low plasma testosterone (T) levels. We aimed to study whether normalization of plasma T in such men improved features of the metabolic syndrome over the longer term.Design/methods: 145 men, 35 to 70 years, with the metabolic syndrome and hypogonadism (baseline total testosterone level <12.0 nmol/l or calculated free T level <225 pmol/l). They had received treatment for 30 weeks with either parent...