Table 5: Effects of testosterone on metabolic variables (means ± SD).

Visit monthDifference 60
0 month12 months24 months36 months48 months60 months72 monthsmonths-baseline

4544363225104
WC (cm)101.6 ± 6.4100.1 ± 5.599.2 ± 4.998.4 ± 4.297.7 ± 4.397.7 ± 5.295.8 ± 4.4−6.3 ± 0.51
Weight (kg)97.1 ± 14.494.1 ± 13.392.2 ± 11.991.0 ± 10.786.6 ± 9.887.0 ± 10.286.8 ± 7.9−14.1 ± 1.11
BMI29.9 ± 5.029.0 ± 4.728.7 ± 4.228.3 ± 3.827.0 ± 3.427.5 ± 4.127.7 ± 2.5−4.4 ± 0.31
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)5.47 ± 0.365.32 ± 0.365.35 ± 0.515.33 ± 0.325.34 ± 0.185.39 ± 0.135.36 ± 0.06−0.15 ± 0.112
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)248 ± 29195 ± 21185 ± 17185 ± 14183 ± 14187 ± 12193 ± 10−63 ± 51
HDL (mg/dL)50 ± 1555 ± 1558 ± 1459 ± 1557 ± 1457 ± 1760 ± 198 ± 11
LDL (mg/dL)159 ± 32143 ± 29131 ± 25133 ± 24132 ± 20125 ± 28122 ± 33−30 ± 31
Triglycerides (mg/dL)241 ± 32195 ± 25186 ± 18184 ± 13190 ± 14188 ± 14190 ± 10−55 ± 51
Systolic BP (mm Hg)136 ± 10128 ± 9126 ± 7127 ± 7128 ± 5127 ± 3126 ± 5−12 ± 21
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)83 ± 776 ± 574 ± 475 ± 474 ± 475 ± 371 ± 4−9 ± 11
AMS47 ± 1021 ± 318 ± 117 ± 117 ± 117 ± 118 ± 1−30 ± 11
IIEF-EF19.5 ± 5.123.0 ± 4.623.8 ± 5.123.8 ± 4.724.2 ± 4.526.6 ± 1.828.5 ± 0.64.8 ± 0.61
19776332
HbA1c (%)5.9 ± 1.36.5 ± 1.46.2 ± 1.05.8 ± 1.06.4 ± 0.56.1 ± 0.66.4 ± 0.81.4 ± 0.21
451915171251
CRP (mg/L)6.2 ± 7.63.7 ± 5.42.8 ± 3.74.2 ± 4.42.8 ± 2.91.7 ± 1.52.2−7.7 ± 11

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Non significant.
WC: Waist Circumference.
BMI: Body Mass Index.
HDL: High Density Lipoprotein.
LDL: Low Density Lipoprotein.
BP: Blood Pressure.
AMS: Aging Male Symptoms Scale.
IIEF-EF: International Index of Erectile Function.
HbA1c: Hemoglobin A1c.
CRP: C-reactive protein.