"Treat the disease, you win some, you lose some. Treat the patient, you always win."
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Monday, October 11, 2010

Frequent Inaccuracies In Testosterone Testing Lead To Call For Standardization

Good morning everyone! Back after a very busy weekend----I went to a social media conference on Saturday, and yesterday I went out and enjoyed the beautiful day with friends (we went and ran errands---did a little craft store shopping!)

There's been some discussion lately that there have been some problems with testosterone level testing---apparently some of the labs are a little lax about standards, and some inaccurate numbers have been reported, which can cause problems for patients. Both too much or too little testosterone given to a patient can be detrimental to their health. The issue is not widespread, but it's worth being aware of. This is not where you want to cut corners on health care costs---make sure the lab you are using is reputable. For more information, click here to check out an article on the subject from MedicalNews.net.

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