Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 21st, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Metabolism - Clinical and Experimental, "Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5-7% of women of reproductive age. Insulin resistance and obesity are components of this important syndrome that may contribute to excess cardiovascular risk. We analyzed data from 69 patients with PCOS who had undergone quantitative assessment of insulin sensitivity, blood pressure, lipid profiles, and androgen levels to determine the impact of insulin resistance and obesity on parameters of cardiovascular...
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