Testosterone therapy no help in T2DM: study

Although men with type 2 diabetes often have lower than average testosterone levels, replacement therapy will not improve their glucose metabolism, Australian endocrinologists warn.

Their study randomised 88 men with HbA1C of 8.5% or less and testosterone levels of 12.0 nmol/L or less to either 40 weeks of testosterone replacement therapy or placebo.

The therapy successfully raised testosterone levels but it did not improve