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ea0037gp.13.05 | Diabetes and obesity – Translational cardiovascular and obesity | ECE2015

The effects of cross-sex hormone therapy on body weight and fat percentage in transgender individuals

Klaver Maartje , Vlot Mariska , Dekker Marieke , Megens Jos , Heijer Martin den

Introduction: Cross-sex hormone therapy is part of the treatment of individuals with gender dysphoria and affects several factors such as body composition and thereby cardiovascular risk. However, little is known about the specific effects on body weight and fat percentage in the first year of treatment.Aim: The aim of this study is to examine the effects of cross-sex hormones on body weight and total fat percentage during the first year of treatment.</p...