Congratulations Dr. Minor: Testosterone discovery may explain low levels in men with diabetes.

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Minor Lab: Testosterone Discovery May Explain Low Levels in Men with Diabetes (Photo-Josh Barney, UVa Health System)

March 27, 2019

  • Josh Barney,
  • UVa Today
  • Scientists at the University of Virginia and elsewhere have mapped out how the body transports testosterone, and their surprising findings may explain low testosterone levels seen in men with diabetes or patients on certain medications.

    The discovery allows scientists to understand exactly how testosterone, the male sex hormone, binds to a protein called serum albumin and can be carried through the body.     Read more….