Semen analyses in adolescent diabetic patients

@article{Padrn1984SemenAI,
  title={Semen analyses in adolescent diabetic patients},
  author={Rub{\'e}n S. Padr{\'o}n and Abigail Dambay and Rolando Su{\'a}rez and Jorge M{\'a}s},
  journal={Acta diabetologia latina},
  year={1984},
  volume={21},
  pages={115-121}
}
We studied the semen quality and plasma testosterone levels (T) in 32 adolescent patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and in an aged-matched control group. Semen volume, motility and morphology were significantly lower in diabetics whereas seminal fructose and glucose were significantly higher. Even though the sperm count was lower in these adolescent diabetics, the difference was not significant when compared to the control group. No difference was observed in plasma testosterone… CONTINUE READING
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