Androgens and diabetes in men: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).

@article{Selvin2007AndrogensAD,
  title={Androgens and diabetes in men: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).},
  author={Elizabeth Selvin and Manning Feinleib and Lei Zhang and Sabine Rohrmann and N M El Rifai and William Andrew Nelson and Adrian Dobs and Shehzad S Basaria and Sherita Hill Golden and Elizabeth A. Platz},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={234-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Low levels of androgens in men may play a role in the development of diabetes; however, few studies have examined the association between androgen concentration and diabetes in men in the general population. The objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that low normal levels of total, free, and bioavailable testosterone are associated with prevalent diabetes in men. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study sample included 1,413 adult men aged > or =20 years who participated in… CONTINUE READING

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