Low testosterone associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome contributes to sexual dysfunction and cardiovascular disease risk in men with type 2 diabetes

  • Wang C
  • Jackson G
  • Jones T
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Abstract

The article explains the connection of obesity-based testosterone drop and metabolic syndrome to sexual dysfunction and risks of contracting heart diseases (CVDs) in men who have Type 2 diabetes. The issue was addressed based on the data gathered from a U.S. national survey, an observational research on 253 Sri Lankan men with type 2 diabetes. Results of the studies show that obesity can change insulin reaction in internal organs, and reduce testosterone levels.

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