Testosterone is the hormone responsible for masculine growth and development in male, when this hormone is not produced enough the condition is known as Male hypogonadism. This condition may is from the birth of an individual or it may occur in the middle due to injuries or infections. Treatments for this condition might be based on the severity and age of occurrence, in few cases testosterone replacement might be a cure.
Italian HG prevalence is estimated to increase in the next two decades, irrespective of T threshold considered (< 8, 10 and 12 nmol/L). Accordingly, the estimated percentage of hypogonadal obese CVD and T2DM subjects will rise in 2030.