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No ovaries, estrogen and testosterone pellets, hypoglycemic, Could this be reactive to testosterone?

I am a 50 year old woman. I have no ovaries and am on estrogen and testosterone pellets. I have since become hypoglycemic. Could this be a reactive response to the testosterone?
Asked On : Wed, 21 Mar 2012
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Testosterone is involved in helping the body take up glucose into the cells. This is the reason that low testosterone can sometimes be associated with increases in blood sugars.

It is possible that there is a link between the testosterone and the low blood sugars.

You can consider speaking to your doctor about your concerns. There are blood tests can be done to determine the cause of the hypoglycemia.

I hope this helps
Answered: Mon, 24 Mar 2014
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