Fatty acid metabolism in the elderly: effects of dehydroepiandrosterone and testosterone replacement in hormonally deficient men and women.

@article{Koutsari2009FattyAM,
  title={Fatty acid metabolism in the elderly: effects of dehydroepiandrosterone and testosterone replacement in hormonally deficient men and women.},
  author={Christina Koutsari and Asem H. Ali and K. Sreekumaran Nair and Robert A. Rizza and Peter O'Brien and Sundeep Khosla and Michael D Jensen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={94 9},
  pages={
          3414-23
        }
}
CONTEXT Aging, low dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and testosterone are associated with increased adiposity and metabolic risk. Treatment with these hormones may improve these abnormalities. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine effects of aging, DHEA, or testosterone replacement on adiposity, meal fat partitioning, and postabsorptive lipolysis. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional, 2-yr, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING The study was conducted in… CONTINUE READING
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