Testosterone Plasma Concentration is Associated with Insulin Resistance in Male Hypertensive Patients.

@article{Schianca2017TestosteronePC,
  title={Testosterone Plasma Concentration is Associated with Insulin Resistance in Male Hypertensive Patients.},
  author={Gian Piero Carnevale Schianca and Gian Paolo Fra and Fabio Brustia and Mattia Bellan and Alice Pirovano and Alessandro Gualerzi and Michela Gentile and Antonello Gibbin and Mirta Menegatti and Ettore Bartoli and Mario Pirisi},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={
          171-175
        }
}
Background: Low testosterone levels are a common finding among men with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and are inversely related to insulin resistance. Whether this relationship holds true in patients with hypertension, but normal glucose tolerance or prediabetes, is unclear. Methods: We recruited 87 male outpatients with essential arterial hypertension, aged 35-70 years. Anthropometric data were collected, an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) performed, and the homeostasis model assessment… CONTINUE READING
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