Rita Basu, MD, Discusses The Role of Testosterone Supplementation in Men with Diabetes
Accounting for what is known about the association between diabetes and low testosterone in men, Rita Basu, MD, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN provides her insights on the role of testosterone supplementation in men with diabetes, and notes how clinical and managed care perspectives are integrated in practice.
This video was taken at the American Diabetes Associations 73rd Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL.
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