Hormone Medical Article References
This is Dr. Maupin’s list of research and resources that support her medical practice treating men and women who experience symptoms of aging with bioidentical hormone pellets.
Women’s Hormone Medical Article References
Ackerman, MD, Lindsey S. Sex Hormones and the Genesis of Autoimmunity. The Journal of the American Medical Association. March 22, 2006. Vol. 295, No. 12.
ACOG: Committee on Gynecologic Practice. Androgen Treatment of Decreased Libido. Committee Opinion. Number 244: November 2000.
Akhrass, Firas, et al. Hormone Replacement Therapy Is Associated with Less Coronary Atherosclerosis in Postmenopausal Women. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 88 (2003): 5611-5614.
Alexander, MD, FABPN, FRCPC, Jeanne Leventhal, and Kotz, PhD, MPH, Krista. Libido/sexuality and the menopause. Menopause and Sexuality: The Impact of Hormones. Page 11-15. August 2003.
Alexander, MD, FABPN, FRCPC, Jeanne Leventhal, et al. The Systemic Nature of Sexual Functioning in the Postmenopausal Woman: Crossroads of Psychiatry and Gynecology. Primary Psychiatry. Dec 2003: 53-57.
American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Menopause and Sexual Health: The role of testosterone. OBG Management. March 2005 Supplement.
American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Sexuality, Reproduction, and Menopause. 2.4 (December 2004).
Amory, John K., et al. Exogenous Testosterone or Testosterone with Finasteride Increases Bone Mineral Density in Older Men with Low Serum Testosterone. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 89 (2004): 503-510.
Anawalt, MD, Bradley D. Androgens in Primary Care. Contemporary Endocrinology: Androgens in Health and Disease. Ed. C. Bagatell and W.J. Bremner. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press. 2001.
Ansell, MD, Benjamin J. The metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Contemporary OB/GYN. May 2003: 77+.
Archer, David F. Estradiol gel: A new option in hormone replacement therapy. OBG Management. September 2004. Page 46-64
Archer, MD, David F. Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer: Issues in Counseling Women. Menopausal Medicine. Vol. 13, No. 3. Winter 2005-2005. Page 5-11.
Bachmann, MD, et al. Female Androgen Insufficiency. Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 77, 2002. Page 660-665.
Bachmann, MD, Gloria A. Stratagies for recognition and management of sexual dysfunction in menopausal women. Contemporary OB/GYN, September 2004. Page 4-25.
Barlow, et al. Long-Term Hormone Implant Therapy-Hormonal and Clinical Effects. Obstetrics & Gynecology Vol. 67, No. 3, March 1986. Page 321-325.
Bellevue Pharmacy Solutions. Testosterone Options For Women.
Bikman, Benjamin T., et al. Mechanism for Improved Insulin Sensitivity after Gastric Bypass Surgery. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. December 2008. Page 4656-4661.
Bondy, MD, Carolyn A. Androgens and Breast Cancer Risk. Menopause Management. March/April 2005. Page 33-35.
Bourgain, C., et al. Effects of natural progesterone on the morphology of the endometrium in patients with primary ovarian failure. College Pharmacy Thechnical Bulletin, Vol. 1, No.8, November 15, 2003.
Braunstein, MD, Glenn, D. Androgen insufficiency in women: summary of critical issues. Fertility and Serility, Vol. 77, No. 4, Suppl. 4, April 2002. Page S94-99.
Brincat, et al. Subcutaneous Hormone Implants For The Control Of Climacteric Symptoms. The Lancet. January 7, 1984. Page 16-18.
British Medical Journal. Volume 294, 936-937. April 1987. Effects of combined implants of oestradiol and testosterone on libido in postmenopausal women.
Bruining, MD, Kersti. Managing migraine: A women’s health issue. Sexuality, Reproduction, & Menopause. Vol. 2, No. 4, December 2004. Page 209-212.
Bulun, MD, Serdar E. Clinical Researcher Perspective. Endocrine News. November 2009. Page 16.
Burger, MD, Henry, G. Androgen production in women. Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 77, No. 4, Suppl. 4, April 2002. Page S3-5.
Buster, MD, John E., Aging, androgens, and female sexual desire: Can we restore what time takes away? Sexuality, Reproduction, and Menopause. 3.1 (May 2005): 3-17.
Buster, MD, John E. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women: hormonal aspects. OBG Management. March 2005. Page 10-14.
Buster, et al. Testosterone Patch for Low Sexual Desire in Surgically Menopausal Women: A Randomized Trial. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Vol. 105, No. 5, Part 1, May 2005. Page 944-952.
Buysse, MD, Daniel J., Anne Germain, PhD, and Douglas E. Moul, MD, MPH. Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Consequences of Insomnia. Primary Psychiatry. Aug. 2005: 37-50.
Cardozo, et al. The effects of subcutaneous hormone implants during the climacteric. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., 1984. Page 177-184.
Carr, Molly C. The Emergence of the Metabolic Syndrome with Menopause. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2003. Page 2404.
Chappell, PhD, Mark C., et al. Differential Effects of Sex Steroids in Young and Aged Female mRen2.Lewis Rats: A Model of Estrogen and Sat-Sensitive Hypertension. Gender Medicine. Vol. 5, Suppl. A, 2009. Page S65-S66.
Cintolot, Rebekah. Letrozole reduced distant recurrence in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Endocrine Today. Page 34.
College Pharmacy. Hormones & Breast Cancer.
Contemporary OB/GYN. Common questions about blood clotting disorders. October 2002. Page 79-80.
Davison, et al. Androgen Levels in Adult Females: Changes with Age, Menopause, and Oophorectomy. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 90(7). 2005. Page 3847-3853.
Davis, Susan R. Androgens and Female Sexuality. Journal of Gender-Specific Medicine.
Davis, Susan R., et al. Testosterone enhances estradiol’s effects on postmenopausal bone density and sexuality. Muturitas Journal of the Climacteric & Postmenopause. 1995. Page 227-236.
Diagnostics Today. Taking the Confusion Out of Thyroid Testing.
Dimitrakakis, MD, Constantine; Zhou, MD, Jian; and Bondy, MD, Carolyn A. Androgens and mammary growth and neoplasia. Fertility and Sterility. Vol. 77. No. 4, Suppl 4, April 2002. Page S26-31.
Discovery Institute of Medical Education. The Safety Of Testosterone In Women. Contemporary OB/GYN. September 2004: 22-26.
Dott, MD, MPH, Andrew. Testosterone Pellets. European Menopause and Andropause Society.
Elfstrom, Peter; et al. Risk of Thyroid Disease in individuals with Celiac Disease. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. October 2008, page 3915.
Endocrine News. Androgen Deficiency and the metabolic Syndrom. March 2006. Page 7.
Endocrine News. Reduced Ovarian Function and Bone Loss. May 2001. Page 6. November 2006. Page 54.
Endocrine Today. Letrozole prevents breast cancer recurrence and metastases.
Endocrine Today. Testosterone plays an important role in women’s health and quality of life. July 2006. Page 56.
Estroven Products. What is Estroven?
Evans, Jeff. Study Shows Dry Eyes a Problem in Pregnancy.
Farish, E., et al. The effects of hormone implants on serum lipoproteins and steroid hormones in bilaterally oophorectomised women. Acta Endocrinologica, 1984, 106: 116-120.
Fenichel, MD, Rebecca, and Davies, MD, Terry F. When should you screen for and treat mild hypothyroidism. Contemporary OB/GYN. January 2006. Page 46-53.
Fodera, PharmD, Susan M. The Use of Endocrine Therapy in the Treatment and Prevention of Breast Cancer. Continuing Medical Education. September 1, 2004.
Freeman, Sarah B. Menopause without HRT: complementary therapies. Contemporary Nurse Practitioner. Page 40-49.
Garcia, MD, Clarisa R, et al. Hormones and Sexuality During Transition to Menopause. Obstetrics & Gynecology. Vol. 109, No. 4, April 2007. Page 831-832.
Geer, MD, Eliza B., and Shen, MD, Wei. Gender Differences in Insulin Resistance, Body Composition. Gender Medicine. Vol. 6, Theme Issue, 2009.
Genazzani, MD, PhD, Andrea Riccardo, et al. Women’s sexuality after menopause: What role for androgens? Sexuality, Reproduction, & Menopause. Vol. 2 No. 4, December 2004. Page 204-208.
Gender Medicine. Susceptibility to Dermatologic Diseases Due to Gender Differences in Human Skin Physiology. Page 310.
Granberg, S., et al. The effects of oral estriol on the endometrium in postmenopausal women. College Pharmacy Technical Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 7, October 15, 2003.
Green, Ian. Venous Thromboembolism and Anticoagulant Therapy in Pregnancy. Gender Medicine Vol. 2, Suppl. A, 2005. Page S10-17.
Greenblatt, M.D., Robert B., and Suran, M.D., Roland R. Indications For Hormonal Pellets In The Therapy Of Endocrine And Gynecic Disorders. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol. 57, 1949. Page 294-301.
Gorman, Christine, and Park, Alice. The New Science of Headaches. Time Magazine. Page 76-82. October 2002.
Goldstein, MD, Steven R. Estrogen deficiency during menopause. OBG Management. May 2005. Page S1-S12.
Guzick, MD, PhD, David S. Can Postmenopausal Women Patch Up Their Sex Lives With Testosterone? The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Vol. 105, No. 5, Part 1, May 2005. Page 938.
Haigh, Christen. Abnormal IR can precipitate pathological conditions. Endocrine today. January 2008. Page 32.
Haiken, Melanie. Et al. Why do I fell so premenstrual, lethargic, moody, tired, depressed, forgetful, fat, bloated? It could be your thyroid. Health. June 2006. Page 102-107.
Hall, Susan A., et al. Correlates of Low Testosterone and Syptomatic Androgen Deficency in a Population-Based Sample. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. October 2008. Page 3870-3877.
Hamilton, Thomas E., et al. Thyrotropin Levels in a Population with No Clinical, Autoantibody, or Ultrasonographic Evidence of Thyroid Disease: Implications for the Diagnosis of Subclinical Hypothyroidism. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. April 2008. Page 1224-1230.
Hoeger, Kathleen M. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Inflammation, and Statins: Do We Have the Right Target? The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, January 2009, 94(1). Page 35-37.
Holland, et al. The Effects of 25-mg Percutaneous Estradiol Implants on the Bone Mass of Postmenopausal Women. Obstetrics & Gynecology Vol. 83, No. 1, January 1994. Page 43-46.
Hollingsworth, MD, Margarita, and Berman, MD, Jennifer. The role of androgens in female sexual dysfunction. Sexuality, Reproduction, & Menopause. Vol. 4, No. 1, May 2006.
Honma, Naoko; et al. Estrogen-Metabolizing Enzymes in Breast Cancer from Women over the Age of 80 years. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2006. Page 607-613.
Hudson, ND, Tori. Essential Fatty Acids. The Female Patient. Vol. 27. April 2002. Page 31-35.
Hugo, Eric R., et al. Prolactin Release by Adipose Explants, Primary Adipocytes, and LS14 Adipocytes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. October 2008, 93(10). Page 4006-4012.
International Journal of Dermatology. Treatment of aging skin with topicl estrogens (paraphrased). September 1996. Page 25.
Jacobs, H. S., et al. Plasma hormone profiles in post-menopausal women before and during oestogen therapy. British Journal of Obstertics and Gynaecology, Vol. 84. April 1977. Page 314.
Jancin, Bruce. Study: HT Cuts Breast Cancer Mortality 47%. ObGynNews. January 15, 2009. Page 3.
Janssen, MD, Jennifer S., Mc Dermott, MD, Mickael T. Update on Benign Thyroid Disorders in Women. The Female Patient. Vol. 32. January 2007. Page 49-54.
Jones, MC, USAF, Maj Stephen C. Subcutaneous Estrogen Replacement Therapy. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Volume 49, No. 3, March 2004. Page 139-142.
Kalvaitis, Katie. GH replacement improved biological effects of thyroxin. Endocrine today. January 2008. Page 41.
King, PhD, Steven R., and Lamb, Phd, HCLD, Dolores J. Why we lose interest in sex: Do neurosteroids play a role? Sexuality, Reproduction, & Menopause. Vol. 4, No. 1, May 2006. Page 20-26.
Komaroff, Anthony L. Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. Page 615-623.
Kratzert, MD, FACOG, Kristen J., and Anne M. Fontana, PhD. The Use of Botanicals for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms: Weeds or Wonders? Menopause Management. May/June 2005: 9+.
Krebs, MD, Erin E., et al. Phytostrogens for Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms: A Systematic Review. The American Colleg of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,Vol. 104, No. 4. October 2004, Page 824.
Kremer, Richard; et al. Vitamin D Status and its Relationship to Body Fat, Final height, and Peak Bone Mass in Young Women. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. January 2009. Page 67-73.
Kristiansen, Cathy. Sexual Orientation Might Be Determined Before Birth. Endocrine News. March 2006. Page 14.
Krychman, MD, FACOG, Michael L. Female Sexual Dysfunction. The Female Patient. Vol. 32, January 2007. Page 47-48.
Krychman, MD, FACOG, Michael L., and Edith A. Perez, MD. Aromatase Inhibitors in Early Breast Cancer: Recent Adjuvant Trial Results. In the Management of Breast Cancer: Clinical Implications of Aromatase Inhibitors. 1.3 (Dec 2004): 2-10.
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Lobo, MD, Rogerio A., et al. Subdermal estradiol pellets following hysterectomy and oophorectomy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 138, No. 6, November 15, 1980. Page 714-719.
Lobo, MD, Rogerio A. The physicolgy of andregons after menopause: What constitutes androgen deficiency? Menopause and Sexuality: The Impact of Hormones. Page 3-5.
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Medical Education Resources, Inc. Nonoral Options in Hormone Therapy: Lotions, Rings and Other Things. OB Management. Nov. 2004 Supplement.
Miller, MD, Ellen Hirschman. Endocrinopathies in Women: Detection and Treatment. The Forum, Volume 5, No. 1, April 2007. Page 4-11.
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Miller, Karen, et al. Measurment of Free Testosterone in Normal Women and Women with Androgen Deficiency: Comparision of Methods. The Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism 89(2). 2004. Page 525-533.
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Mishell, Daniel R. A Clinical Study Of Estrogenic Therapy With Pellet Implantation. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 41. 1941. Page 1009-1017.
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Zang, MD, PhD, Hong, et al. Effects of testosterone and estrogen treatment on the distribution of sex hormone receptors in the endometrium of post menopausal women. The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. Vol. 15, No. 2, 2008. Page 233-239.
Zangaria, Mary Ann E. Sleep Disturbance in Older Women. Women’s Health Ob-Gyn Edition. January-February 2006. Page 23- 30.
This is Dr. Maupin’s list of research and resources that supports her practice of treating men having low Testosterone with bioidentical testosterone pellets.
Men’s Hormone Medical Article References
Aging and Andropause
Anawalt MD, Bradley D; Androgens in Primary Care, Contemporary Endocrinology: Androgens in Health and Disease, Chapter 22. p. 419-438.
Barrett-Connor E, Von Muhlen DG. Bioavailable testosterone and depressed mood in older men: the Rancho Bernardo Study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 1999, Feb: 84(2) 573-7.
Cunningham MD, Glenn R, et al. Patient’s Guide to Low Testosterone. The Hormone Foundation, 2003
Cunningham, Glenn, et al. “Testosterone Therapy in Adult Men with Androgen Deficiency Syndromes: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Vol.91, issue 6, pages 1995-2010.
Juteronsky DO, George J., Androgen Therapy and Hypogonadism,” Presentation Colorado Springs, 2007 Colorado, September Clinic. Assistant Professor, University or North Texas Health Science. Texas
Matsumoto, et al. “Androgen Treatment in the Hypogonadal Male” Contemporary Endocrinology: Androgens in Health and Disease. Chapter 16, p. 316-329.
Morgentaler, MD, Abraham, FACS. The Truth about Testosterone:
Testosterone therapy can provide many important health benefits for men with low levels of this hormone. Age Management Medicine for Physicians. Web News, 2008.
Tiveston, A., et al .“American Men Show Mysteriously Drop in Testosterone Levels”. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2007.
Emmelot-Volk,Marielle, et al. “Effect of Testosterone Supplementation on Functional Mobility, Cognition, and other Parameters in Older Men”. The Journal of the American Medical Association, January 2, 2008—Vol. 299, No.1. p. 35.
Depression and Testosterone
Stephenson, Joan. Testosterone and Depression. The Journal of the American Medical Association, April 16,2008—Vol 299, no.15. p.1762.
Men with low testosterone may be more likely to experience depression than are men with higher levels of testosterone.
Impotence, Sexual Function and Testosterone
Gray, Peter B. et al., Dose-Dependent Effects of Testosterone on Sexual Function, Mood, and Visuospatial Cognition in Older Men, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2005, 90(7) 3838-3846.
Jarrow, Jonathon, et al. Etiology and treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: a matter of the heart and brain. Endocrine News January 2006.
Morley, JF. Impotence. Journal of Medicine. 1986, 86:837.
Morley, JF. Androgens and Aging, Mauritas, 2001:38.
“Erectile Dysfunction”, Patient Hand out, The Hormone Foundation. 2005
Testosterone and Vascular Disease
Azid, Nasrin, et al. “ Testosterone Treatment Enhances Regional Brain Perfusion in Hypogonadal Men”. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 88 (7):3064-3068.
Callies, Frank, et al. “Administration of Testosterone is Associated with a Reduced Susceptibility to Myocardial Ischemia.” Endocrinology 144: 4478-4483.
Maggio, Marcello, et al. Correlation between Testosterone and the inflammatory Marker, ILK6 Receptor in Older Men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: 2006. 91 (1):345-347.
Testosterone deprivation causes inflammation in the vessels which leads to atherosclerosis and heart disease. Replacement of Testosterone reverses the inflammation, which decreases the incidence of vascular disease in older men.
Meyer, Martin M, et al. Erectile Dysfunction: A Precursor to Cardiovascular Disease.SRM: 2009; 7:2. P.27-32.
A man with severe erectile dysfunction has 1.5- 2.5 increased risk of developing Cardiovascular disease, which is similar to a man who smokes or has diabetes.
Yeap, Bu B., Hyde, Zoe, et al. Associations of Total Testosterone, Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin, Calculated Free Testosterone, and LH with Prevalence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurism”, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: 2010, 95 (3): 1123-1130.
Amory MD,John. “Exogenous Testosterone or Testosterone with Finasteride Increases Bone Mineral Densitv in Older Men with Low Serum Testosterone”, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: 89:p. 503-510, 2004.
Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
Ousman, Yasser, MD. Link Between testosterone and diabetes: Many questions remain. Endocrine Today. March 2009. 7 (9). Page 1.
Stelato, RK, et al. Testosterone Sex Hormone Binding Clobulin, and the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Middle Aged Men. Diabetes Care 2000. April 23(4); 490-494.
Editorial: Endogenous Sex Hormones and Metabolic Syndrome in Aging Males. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, August 2005, 90(8) 4978-4982.
Screen, test, treat: low testosterone and diabetes: Men with Diabetes have a two times greater risk of having total testosterone less than 300 ng/dl”. Endocrinology Today. October 2006.
Testosterone therapy shows promise for treating type 2 Diabetes in men. American Medical News, November 13, 2006.
Thom, Margaret H. “Hormone Implantation”. British Medical Journal 1980. 280:21.
Prostate Cancer and Testosterone
Lu-Yao,Grace, et al. “Survival Following Primary Androgen Deprivation Therapy Among Men with Localized Prostate Cancer”. The Journal of the American Medical Association, July 2008—Vol 300, No.2. p. 173-180.
Depriving Older men who have prostate cancer has no advantage in survival, compared with conservative therapy.
Andersson, A.M. et al. “Testosterone in Unexplained Decline”. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, December 2008.
Basaria S, Dobs. Hypogonadism and Androgen replacement in elderly men. American Journal of Medicine, 2001:May; 110 (7):563—72.
Cosgrove, Dan.” Testosterone Replacement Guidelines”. Nurse Practitioners Advance-web.com. 3/17/2007
Cunningham, Glenn. “Testosterone treatment in aging men”. Endocrine Today. June 25, 2008.
Giannoulis, Manthos G. et al, “The Effects of Growth Hormone and or Testosterone on Whole Body Protein Kinetics and Skeletal Muscle Gene Expression in Healthy Elderly Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2008, 93:3066-3074.
Kelleher, S, A.J. Conway. Blood Testosterone Threshold for Androgen Deficiency Symptoms. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2004. 89 (8):3813-3817.
Liu, Peter, et. Al. “The Rationale, Efficacy and Safety of Androgen Therapy in Older Men: Future Research and Current Practice Recommendations. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2004. 89 (10): 4789-4796.
Schroeder, E. Todd. “Effects of Androgen Therapy on Adipose Tissue and Metabolism in Older Men”, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 89 (10):4863-4872.
Snyder, P, et. al. “Effects of testosterone replacement in hypogonadal men”. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2000 Aug:85(8):2670 -7.
Testosterone has been shown to ameliorate the effects of Testosterone deficiency in bone, muscle, blood production and the prostate size, sexual function and blood lipids. Testosterone supplementation brought these parameters back to normal in andropausal men.
Swredhoff, RS. Long Term Pharmacokinetics of transdermal testosterone gel in hypogonadal men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2000 Dec; 85:12 4500-120.
Tiveston, A., et al. Low serum Testosterone and Estradiol predict Mortality in Older Men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2010, 89 (8):3821-3829.
Wang, Chistina, et al. “New Testosterone Buccal System Delivers Physiologic Testosterone Levels:Pharmacokinetics Study in Hypogonadal Men”.
“Treating with Testosterone.” Endocrine Society Audio conference. Endocrine News, February 2004. P.13-16.