Effects of testosterone treatment on glucose metabolism and symptoms in men with type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials
Mathis Grossmann, Rudolf Hoermann, Gary Wittert, Bu B Yeap
Clinical Endocrinology | WILEY | Published : 2015
CONTEXT: The effects of testosterone treatment on glucose metabolism and other outcomes in men with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and/or the metabolic syndrome are controversial. OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled double-blind randomized controlled clinical trials (RCT) of testosterone treatment in men with T2D and/or the metabolic syndrome. DATA SOURCES: A systematic search of RCTs was conducted using Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Register of controlled trials from inception to July 2014 followed by a manual review of the literature. STUDY SELECTION: Eligible studies were published placebo-controlled double-blind RCTs published in English. DATA EXTR..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
M Grossmann was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Career Development Fellowship (# 1024139).