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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Insulin Resistance

Introduction Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality in reproductive aged women affecting approximately 5-10% of this population. (NEJM 1995;333:853) The classic triad of this syndrome consists of chronic anovulation, hirsutism, and obesity. PCOS was first discovered by Stein and Leventhal (Am J Obstet Gynecol 1935;29:181) and its management has confused clinicians […]

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: New approaches to an old problem.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality in reproductive-aged women affecting approximately 5-10% of this population.  The classic triad of this syndrome consists of chronic ovulation dysfunction, hirsutism (male pattern hair growth) and obesity.  The exciting news recently involves understanding the contribution of insulin resistance to the etiology and treatment of PCOS […]

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What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Dr. Rinku Mehta© www.txfertility.com Texas Fertility Center 6500 N. Mopac, Bldg. 1, Suite 1200 Austin, Texas 78731 Ph: (512) 451-0149 Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive endocrine disorder that affects approximately 5-10% of reproductive age women. While years of research have been conducted to try to determine the etiology of this syndrome, it continues […]

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