Title

Diet and sex hormone-binding globulin

UMMS Affiliation

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Publication Date

2000-01-14

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Adult; Aged; Alcohol Drinking; Cross-Sectional Studies; *Diet; Estradiol; Humans; Male; Massachusetts; Middle Aged; Regression Analysis; Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin

Disciplines

Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

The serum concentration of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is inversely related to weight and in animal studies is inversely related to protein intake. As SHBG can affect the biological activity of testosterone and estradiol, we wished to determine the role of protein intake on SHBG levels in men. Using data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study we examined cross-sectional relationships between dietary components and SHBG levels in 1552 men (aged 40-70 yr) for whom these factors were known. Analyzed by multiple regression, controlling for testosterone and estradiol levels, age (P

DOI of Published Version

10.1210/jcem.85.1.6291

Source

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Jan;85(1):293-6.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

10634401

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