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How does testosterone change glucose and lipid metabolism?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Indirectly

If you dont have enough testosterone, you might end up w/too much fat & not enough muscle.
Then as a result of excess fat, your glucose & cholesterol will be too high.

In brief: Indirectly

If you dont have enough testosterone, you might end up w/too much fat & not enough muscle.
Then as a result of excess fat, your glucose & cholesterol will be too high.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Testosterone can help build muscle which helps decrease Insulin resistance and can help with glucose metabolism. The cholesterol levels vary depending on the testosterone taken.
Usually in physiologic levels, it is neutral but when too much is taken, it decreases the HDL and therefore can worsen your profile. All medicine works best within physiologic ranges and with lifestyle.

In brief: Varies

Testosterone can help build muscle which helps decrease Insulin resistance and can help with glucose metabolism. The cholesterol levels vary depending on the testosterone taken.
Usually in physiologic levels, it is neutral but when too much is taken, it decreases the HDL and therefore can worsen your profile. All medicine works best within physiologic ranges and with lifestyle.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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