Low Estradiol Concentrations in Men With Subnormal Testosterone Concentrations and Type 2 Diabetes
This is an interesting study of men with T2 diabetes. It's interesting for several reasons outside of diabetes.
1) It directly compares the cheaper immunoassay Vs LC-MS/MS sensitive test for E2...
Not on trt, but have been doing some research for years because I am always tired, low libido etc..Docs never wanted to test estrogen for some reason.. So I found discounted labs and got the test done.
Normal 8.0 to 35.0.. My results was 78.9...Forwarded the results to my doc now and she says...
Historically, when we think of sex hormones in men and women, we identify testosterone as the core regulator of orderly male growth and sexual function. In a similar fashion, we identify estrogens central to regulating sexual and reproductive function along with a host of non-reproductive...
So I finally decided to make an appointment with an experienced TRT Doctor (Dr. Osborn). Blood tests were ordered but the estradiol test was not the sensitive type. I inquired why and was told sensitive was not necessary. I have an appointment in a few weeks. I've heard/read a lot of good things...
Comparison of serum testosterone and estradiol measurements in 3174 European men using platform immunoassay and mass spectrometry; relevance for the diagnostics in aging men
Ilpo T Huhtaniem et al
Department of Surgery and Cancer,
Imperial College London...
1 pg/mL = 3.671 pmol/L
SENSITIVE ESTRADIOL TESTING USED LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY/ MASS SPECTROMETRY INSTEAD OF IMMUNOASSAY (ria)
Handelsman DJ, Wartofsky L. Requirement for Mass Spectrometry Sex Steroid Assays in the...