Table 1: Suggested management for patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy.

At time of ADT1 initiation

Patient education on spectrum of expected side effects
Education on initiation of exercise program
 Patient resources at http://go4life.nia.nih.gov/
Education on diet and weight management
 Obtain baseline weight
 Patient resources at http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Inform primary care physician of modality and duration of ADT
 Baseline lipid panel
 Blood pressure measurement
 Insulin resistance screening
 Smoking cessation
Baseline DEXA2 scan
 Assess fracture risk at http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX/

Year 1

Ensure continued followup with primary care physician
 Blood pressure management
 Lipid monitoring
 Weight management
 Diabetes screening
Ongoing screening for depression, sexual side effects, and hot flushes

Year 2-3

Ensure continued followup with primary care physician
 Blood pressure management
 Lipid monitoring
 Weight management
 Diabetes screening
Ongoing screening for depression, sexual side effects, and hot flushes
DEXA scan
 Reassess fracture risk at http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX/

Androgen deprivation therapy, 2dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.