T4DM study: Recruiting men at high risk of diabetes

T4DM study -Testosterone intervention in the prevention of diabetes in high risk men is a study looking to recruit men with pre-diabetes and a slightly lower than normal testosterone. The normal treatment for pre-diabetes is lifestyle change and the study investigates if adding testosterone treatment would make this standard treatment more effective.

The study would like to recruit men 50 – 74 years who:

  • Do not have Type 2 Diabetes.
  • A waist circumference 95cms or more.
  • Are willing to participate in Weight Watchers.
  • Are willing to be screened for blood glucose and testosterone levels.
  • Are able to attend clinic visits at Concord Hospital, 11 times over a 2 year period.