University of Colorado
School of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Our next Presentation for the 2014-2015 academic year will be on
Thursday, October 16th, 2014.
Our topic will be
Testosterone and Aging:
Revisiting Physiology to Understand
the Risks and Benefits of treating "Low T"
Stephanie Page, MD, PhD
Section Chief, Endocrinology and Diabetes
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center
The Learning Objectives are:
1. Recognize the limitations of epidemiologic evidence regarding the risks and benefits of exogenous testosterone administration in men.
2. Understand the relationship between serum androgen levels and non-gonadal tissue endpoints including body composition, prostate hormone levels, and cardiovascular risk factors including HDL.
3. Be able to have an informed discussion with patients regarding what is currently known about the risks and benefits of giving testosterone to men, and older men in particular. Understand that more data is needed and that trials are ongoing to meet higher standards for evidence-based practice in this area.
Geriatric Grand Rounds will be presented on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday mornings from 7:30 - 8:30am, starting in September 2014 and ending at the
end of May 2015
Geriatric Grand Rounds are presented in the Board Room (Room 7000) at Academic Office One (AO1), 12631 East 17th Ave. Aurora, CO 80045