Insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome

Other literature type, Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Hutchison, Samantha Kate;
  • Publisher: University of Oulu
  • Journal: eissn: 1796-2234
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4225/03/589c02a26d0ea
  • Subject: oral contraceptives | thesis(doctorate) | 2011 | glucose clamp technique | metformin | Uncategorized | polycystic ovary syndrome | 1959.1/546597 | monash:82064 | ethesis-20120504-104518 | insulin resistance | restricted access | obesity
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 8-18% of women, presenting a major public health and economic burden. Women with PCOS have insulin resistance (IR) independent of obesity. IR has an integral aetiological role in the reproductive and metabolic consequences of PCO... View more
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