Low Testosterone May Signal High Metabolic Syndrome Risk

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TESTOSTERONE
OLDER people
METABOLIC syndrome
METABOLISM -- Disorders
BODY mass index
BLOOD sugar
GLYCOSYLATED hemoglobin
C-reactive protein

Abstract:The article reports on the result of the study concerning the effect of low level testosterone in older people. The study which was participated by 400 men aging 79 years reveals that lower testosterone levels resulted towards high body mass index, body fat, blood sugar, glycosylated hemoglobin and increased sensitivity in C-reactive protein. It shows that low testosterone enhances the risk of the elderly towards the development of metabolic syndrome.

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