Low testosterone may raise diabetes risk

In male mice, androgen receptor deficiency in beta cells impairs glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, increasing the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to recent study findings. The study could help identify new treatments for type 2 diabetes in the large number of men with low testosterone due to age or prostate cancer therapies.

In male mice, androgen receptor deficiency in beta cells impairs glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, increasing the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to recent study findings. The study could help identify new treatments for type 2 diabetes in the large number of men with low testosterone due to age or prostate cancer therapies.

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Low testosterone may raise diabetes risk