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BackTable / Urology / Podcast / Episode #125

Testosterone: Navigating Options & Implementation in Clinical Practice

with Dr. Andrew Sun

In this episode of BackTable Urology, Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Andrew Sun, director of the Center for Men's Health at Urology Partners of North Texas, about various men's health issues, such as sexual dysfunction, low testosterone, and infertility.

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Ep 125 Testosterone: Navigating Options & Implementation in Clinical Practice with Dr. Andrew Sun
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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, October 6). Ep. 125 – Testosterone: Navigating Options & Implementation in Clinical Practice [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Dr. Andrew Sun discusses Testosterone: Navigating Options & Implementation in Clinical Practice on the BackTable 125 Podcast

Dr. Andrew Sun

Dr. Andrew Sun is a men's health urologist at Urology Partners of North Texas in Arlington.

Dr. Jose Silva discusses Testosterone: Navigating Options & Implementation in Clinical Practice on the BackTable 125 Podcast

Dr. Jose Silva

Dr. Jose Silva is a board certified urologist practicing in Central Florida.

Synopsis

First, the doctors discuss testosterone replacement therapy. They explain the tests and treatments available and the role of lifestyle factors and estradiol in testosterone production. They delve into the various protocols for administering testosterone injections, including the popular IM and subcutaneous methods and the pros and cons of weekly injections. Next, they cover alternative treatments for those who may not be comfortable with injections, such as oral testosterone and testosterone gels. They look into the different types of oral testosterone treatments available, such as KYZATREX, and examine the benefits of each. Additionally, they discuss the distribution model for oral testosterone treatments and the role of cash payments in increasing accessibility.

Finally, they explore how a dedicated men's health center can offer quicker conversations with patients and how doctors can use specialty networks to purchase and dispense medications. Both doctors emphasize that having a passionate champion in men's health matters when it comes to successfully executing a men’s health program.

Resources

KYZATREX™ by Marius Pharmaceuticals
https://www.kyzatrex.com/

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[Dr. Andrew Sun]
The truth is that for good or bad, insurance and testosterone just really don't go together.

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