Low total testosterone is associated with increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in men: results from the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).

@article{Schipf2011LowTT,
  title={Low total testosterone is associated with increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in men: results from the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).},
  author={Sabine Schipf and Robin Haring and Nele Friedrich and Matthias Nauck and Katharina Lau and Dietrich Alte and Andreas Stang and Henry V{\"o}lzke and Henri Wallaschofski},
  journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={168-75}
}
OBJECTIVE There is increasing evidence suggesting that low total testosterone concentration is associated with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in men. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between total testosterone and incident T2DM in a large population-based cohort. METHODS Of 2117 men at baseline, 1589 were followed up 5 years later. Low total testosterone concentration at baseline determined by <10th percentile (10-year age-strata) were used as a risk factor for… CONTINUE READING
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