n South African Journal of Diabetes - Testosterone in DM - friend or foe? : original

Volume 9, Issue 2
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The association between hypogonadism (HG) and diabetes mellitus (DM) in males is well established. International and local data estimates that 25-50 % of men with diabetes may have HG. The aetiology of this link remains unclear - does diabetes cause HG or does HG cause diabetes, or are these two independent entities occurring at increasing rates in the ageing male with declining health? However, what is not contentious is that HG is significantly associated with increased morbidity and mortality in men with diabetes.

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