Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 13th, 2005
Study 1: According to recent research from England, "Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with hyperandrogenemia, insulin resistance, altered lipid profile, and therefore with subsequently increased risk for metabolic complications such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases."
"It has been reported that sisters of probands with PCOS, who themselves had PCOS or hyperandrogenemia with normal menses, were more insulin resistant than unaffected sisters. We have previously reported that 60% of first-degree relatives (premenopausal...
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