The Prevalence and the Risk Factors of Testosterone Deficiency in Newly Diagnosed and Previously Known Type 2 Diabetic Men

Chen-Hsun Ho, Fu Shan Jaw, Chia Chang Wu, Kuan Chou Chen, Chih Yuan Wang, Ju Ton Hsieh, Hong Jeng Yu, Shih Ping Liu

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Introduction: While the epidemiology of testosterone deficiency has been well described in men with previously known type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), it was less reported in those with untreated, newly diagnosed T2DM. Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and the risk factors of testosterone deficiency of men with newly diagnosed T2DM. Methods: The cross-sectional study included 105 men (mean age: 61.2±6.8 years) with previously known T2DM and another 81 (57.8±8.8 years) with newly diagnosed T2DM. All received health checkup and sex hormone measurement at our institute in 2009. Main Outcome Measures: We calculated the prevalence and explored the risk factors of low total (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-397
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Sexual Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2015



  • Hyperuricemia
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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