Endocrine Society to host audioconference on testosterone therapy for elderly men

December 11, 2003

The Endocrine Society, the world's largest and oldest professional organization of endocrinologists, will host an audioconference to review the recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, "Testosterone and Aging." The report evaluated the evidence for potential benefits and risks of treating elderly men with testosterone. Audioconference participants will explore the evidence for potential benefits and risks of testosterone treatment of elderly men and will hear the faculty's recommendations about how a physician should approach an elderly man who might be hypogonadal. An opportunity for questions and comments will be provided following faculty presentations. Participation in this audioconference is free and open to members of the press. For additional information, please visit http://www.endo-society.org/education/cme_audio.cfm

What:
Audioconference: Issues Concerning Testosterone Therapy of Elderly Men: The IOM Report and Other Implications

When:
Wednesday, December 17, 2003
3:00-4:30 p.m. EST

Speakers:
Peter Snyder, M.D., Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Frances Hayes, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Contact:
Marisa Lavine, Manager, Public Relations, The Endocrine Society
Phone: 301-941-0255
Email: mlavine@endo-society.org

Reporters can register for this audioconference in two simple ways:

Email:
Send your name, email address, phone number, fax number, mailing address and news organization to Marisa Lavine at mlavine@endo-society.org

Phone:
Call Marisa Lavine at 301-941-0255 and provide the information listed above.
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The Endocrine Society

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