A powerful study - the second in as many months regarding testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and insulin sensitivity. Significant benefits of TRT for Type II diabetic men were:
*25% improvement in insulin sensitivity of Type II diabetic men on TRT for 6 months
*Free testosterone levels tripled
*two kilos of fat were traded for two kilos of lean body mass -with no exercise or diet changes
*significant improvement in libido
One third of all men with Type II diabetes have low testosterone.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Giving testosterone to men with type 2 diabetes who are deficient in the hormone improved their insulin sensitivity, researchers reported here.