Doctors have long known that low testosterone puts men at a greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Now a team of researchers has shed some more light on the process. For the first time the Tulane University researchers have identified how testosterone helps men regulate blood sugar by triggering key signaling mechanisms in islets clusters of cells within the pancreas that produce insulin. The study could help identify new treatments for type 2 diabetes in the large number of men with low testosterone due to age or prostate cancer therapies. Read about how to reduce your risk of diabetes.