E2

estradiol

ED

erectile dysfunction

ESTEEM

Efficacy and Safety of Testosterone in Elderly Men Trial


FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FICSIT

Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques

FIM

Functional Independence Measure

FSFI

Female Sexual Function Index

FSH

follicle stimulating hormone

FT

free testosterone

FTI

free testosterone index


GDS-SF

Geriatric Depression Score Short Form

GH

growth hormone

GnRH

gonadotropin-releasing hormone


Ham-D

Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

HDL

high-density lipoprotein

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HRQoL

health-related quality of life


IADL

instrumental activities of daily living

IGF

insulin-like growth factor

IGFBP

insulin-like growth factor binding protein

IIEF

International Index of Erectile Functioning

IM

intramuscular

IMT

intima-media thickness

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IPSS

International Prostate Symptom Scale

IRB

institutional review board

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

LH

luteinizing hormone

LHRH

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone

Lp(a)

lipoprotein a


MMAS

Massachusetts Male Aging Study

MRFIT

Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial

MNU

N-methyl-N-nitrosourea


NA

not applicable

NCI

National Cancer Institute



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