Aging-related decline of gonadal function in healthy men: correlation with body composition and lipoproteins.

@article{Denti2000AgingrelatedDO,
  title={Aging-related decline of gonadal function in healthy men: correlation with body composition and lipoproteins.},
  author={Licia Denti and Giorgio Pasolini and L Sanfelici and Rob Benedetti and Alessandra Cecchetti and Gian Paolo Ceda and Fabrizio Ablondi and Giorgio Valenti},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess if androgen decline in physiological aging contributes to the concomitant changes in body composition and lipoprotein levels. DESIGN Cross-sectional, observational study. SETTING A university-based outpatient center. SUBJECTS The study comprised 206 healthy volunteers (aged 18-95 years). MEASUREMENTS Blood samples were drawn after an overnight fast for the assay of hormones (free testosterone (FT), estradiol (E2), and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG)) and lipids… CONTINUE READING

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