Testosterone treatment in elderly men with subnormal testosterone levels improves body composition and BMD in the hip

@article{Svartberg2008TestosteroneTI,
  title={Testosterone treatment in elderly men with subnormal testosterone levels improves body composition and BMD in the hip},
  author={J. Svartberg and I. Agledahl and Y. Figenschau and T. Sildnes and K. Waterloo and R. Jorde},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={378-387}
}
Our intention was to examine if subnormal testosterone levels in older men were associated with a reduction in quality of life and physical and mental health, and secondly to examine if testosterone treatment could improve these conditions. We performed a nested case–control study and a 1-year testosterone intervention study. Men with subnormal testosterone had significantly higher weight, fat mass and abdominal adipose tissue. They also had significantly higher glucose and insulin levels, and… Expand
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