a) Total testosterone (T) has been the traditional method to diagnose testosterone deficiency. A number of suggested thresholds have been published. However, T assays produce highly variable results, and treatment must be individualized based on a combination of clinical presentation and biochemical results. Genetic variation may lead to symptoms of T deficiency in men with normal total T results.
* References: Traish et al. Testosterone Deficiency, The American Journal of Medicine (2011) 124, 578-587
If any of the following conditions are given check the total T of your patients
One or more components of the Metabolic Syndrome
Clinical symptoms / signs of testosterone deficiency
When using our testosterone management tool, you can obtain the necessary information to manage and deal with testosterone deficiency. You will get information for your testosterone treatment and also get suggestions when to see a doctor for a follow up visit.