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ea0049ep483 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2017

Bone mineral density in male patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, with and without hypogonadism

Vasileiou Agathi , Karathanassi Ioanna , Navrozidou Parthena , Vlychou Marianna , Koukoulis Georgios , Bargiota Alexandra

Introduction: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) affects bone metabolism, but its relation with bone mineral density (BMD) remains controversial. It is also known that T2DM is associated with hypogonadism in males. Male hypogonadism can also affect BMD. Thus the aim of this study was to evaluate BMD in male patients with T2DM with and without hypogonadism.Methods/design: Hypogonadism was defined as serum free Testosterone (fT) value <5 ng/dl or 5–9...