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Hypogonadism in men with diabetes: Should testosterone replacement therapy be based on evidence based testosterone levels and lifetime risk reduction?
Sudarshan Ramachandran1,2,3, Geoffrey I. Hackett4,5, Richard C. Strange6
1Professor of Metabolic Medicine, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University Hospitals of North Midlands, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
2Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
3Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Heart of England Foundation Trust, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
4Consultant in Urology, Heart of England Foundation Trust, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
5Professor, University of Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
6Professor, Metabolic Research Group, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

Article ID: 100004B01SR2017
doi:10.5348/B01-2017-4-ED-4

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Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Good Hope Hospital, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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Ramachandran S, Hackett GI, Strange RC. Hypogonadism in men with diabetes: Should testosterone replacement therapy be based on evidence based testosterone levels and lifetime risk reduction? Edorium J Biochem 2017;2:1–3.


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Acknowledgements

The study was supported by a grant from Bayer to cover practice expenses. The sponsor had no role in the design of the study, statistical analysis, findings or preparation of manuscripts.


Author Contributions
Sudarshan Ramachandran – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Geoffrey I. Hackett – Analysis and interpretation of data, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Richard C. Strange – Analysis and interpretation of data, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Guarantor of submission
The corresponding author is the guarantor of submission.
Source of support
None
Conflict of interest
Professor Geoffrey I Hackett has received honoraria for serving as a speaker for Bayer plc who provided the study grant. Professor Sudarshan Ramachandran has received honoraria for serving as a speaker for Besins Health Care Ltd. Professor Geoffrey I Hackett has spoken at various national and international meetings on testosterone and PDE5I treatments in men and sits on the committee of the European Society for Sexual Medicine.
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