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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Testosterone Therapy and Bone Quality in Men with Diabetes and Hypogonadism
Principal Investigator:

Reina C. Villareal

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $189,078
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


An existing mutual influence between testosterone (T) and glucose metabolism has been suggested by studies showing that men with low T have impaired glucose tolerance, while a significant number of men with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) and obesity have low T. Thus, it is not surprising that as much as 64% of men with T2D were found to have low T. Hypogonadism and diabetes mellitus (DM) each is associated with increased risk for fractures. While hypogonadism is associated with increased bone t...

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