Effects of Testosterone on Fat Distribution 2003

In epidemiological studies, serum total and free testosterone concentrations have been inversely correlated with intra-abdominal fat mass, risk of coronary artery disease, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Testosterone administration to middle-aged men is associated with decreased visceral fat and glucose concentrations and increased insulin sensitivity. Testosterone infusion increases coronary blood flow. Similarly, testosterone replacement retards…

Effect of Testosterone Treatment on Body Composition and Muscle Strength in Men Over 65 Years of Age 1999

Testosterone treatment was followed by a decrease of visceral fat mass. Insulin resistance decreased. Diastolic blood pressure and serum cholesterol decreased with testosterone treatment. Insulin sensitivity improved. Testosterone treatment … gives beneficial effects on well‐being and the cardiovascular and diabetes risk profile, results similar to those observed after hormonal replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. READ…