Low circulating levels of insulin-like growth factors and testosterone in chronically institutionalized elderly men.

@article{Abbasi1993LowCL,
  title={Low circulating levels of insulin-like growth factors and testosterone in chronically institutionalized elderly men.},
  author={Adnan A Abbasi and Paul Joseph Drinka and Dale E. Mattson and Daniel Rudman},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1993},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={975-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalences of and the associations between hyposomatomedinemia and hypogonadism in healthy young men, healthy old men, and chronically institutionalized old men. DESIGN Survey with serial blood tests. SETTING Veterans Affairs nursing home and young and old men living in the community. SUBJECTS Three groups were studied: healthy young men (20-29 years old, n = 32), healthy old men (59-98 years old, n = 30), and chronically institutionalized old men (59-95 years… CONTINUE READING

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