Testosterone treatment in adolescents with delayed puberty: changes in body composition, protein, fat, and glucose metabolism.

@article{Arslanian1997TestosteroneTI,
  title={Testosterone treatment in adolescents with delayed puberty: changes in body composition, protein, fat, and glucose metabolism.},
  author={Silva A. Arslanian and Chittiwat Suprasongsin},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1997},
  volume={82 10},
  pages={
          3213-20
        }
}
Previously, we demonstrated decreased protein breakdown and insulin resistance in pubertal adolescents compared with prepubertal children. Puberty-related increases in sex steroids and/or GH could be potentially responsible. In the present study, the effects of 4 months of testosterone enanthate (50 mg in every 2 weeks) on body composition, protein, fat, and glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity were evaluated in adolescents with delayed puberty. Body composition was assessed by H218O… 

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