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The Role of Testosterone in the Metabolic Syndrome in Men

  • Farid Saad
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Abstract

The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of components which have been identified from many epidemiological studies as the most important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Different definitions have slightly different cutoff levels, but all contain the same components:

Keywords

Metabolic Syndrome Insulin Sensitivity Waist Circumference Androgen Deprivation Therapy GnRH Antagonist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EndocrinologyGulf Medical University & Bayer Pharma GermanyAjmanUAE
  2. 2.Hang Tuah Medical UniversitySurabayaIndonesia
  3. 3.Men’s Healthcare Scientific Affairs c/o Bayer Schering Pharma AGBerlinGermany

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