Dihydrotestosterone treatment in adolescents with delayed puberty: does it explain insulin resistance of puberty?

@article{Saad2001DihydrotestosteroneTI,
  title={Dihydrotestosterone treatment in adolescents with delayed puberty: does it explain insulin resistance of puberty?},
  author={Rola Saad and Bruce S. Keenan and Kapriel Danadian and Vered Lewy and Silva A. Arslanian},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2001},
  volume={86 10},
  pages={
          4881-6
        }
}
Puberty is characterized by temporary insulin resistance, which subsides with the completion of pubertal development. This insulin resistance is manifested by lower rates of insulin-stimulated glucose metabolism and compensatory hyperinsulinemia in pubertal compared with prepubertal children. Whether or not pubertal insulin resistance is the result of sex steroids or GH or a combination of both has been investigated in our laboratory. Previously, we demonstrated that T treatment in adolescents… 

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