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Glucose intolerance in polycystic ovary syndrome--a position statement of the Androgen Excess Society.
OBJECTIVES Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for developing glucose intolerance and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Recommendations for the timing and method ofExpand
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Sex hormone-binding globulin and type 2 diabetes mellitus
Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) has emerged as one of the multiple genetic and environmental factors that potentially contribute to the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). InExpand
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Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among obese adolescents enrolled in a multidisciplinary weight management program: clinical correlates and response to treatment.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome at baseline and after 6 months of lifestyle modification among obese adolescents referred to aExpand
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Motivational interviewing targeting diet and physical activity improves adherence to paediatric obesity treatment: results from the MI Values randomized controlled trial
Adherence is a challenge in obesity treatment. Motivational interviewing (MI) may promote patient adherence. MI Values is a randomized controlled trial of MI implemented as an adjunct to anExpand
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Six-Month Dietary Changes in Ethnically Diverse, Obese Adolescents Participating in a Multidisciplinary Weight Management Program
This study’s objective was to examine dietary and metabolic changes in obese adolescents who completed 6 months of participation in an outpatient multidisciplinary weight management program (N = 67).Expand
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Dermatology of androgen-related disorders.
Hyperandrogenism in women can be caused by various conditions, the most prevalent of which is polycystic ovary syndrome. Common dermatologic manifestations of hyperandrogenism include hirsutism,Expand
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Evaluation of a 6-month multi-disciplinary healthy weight management program targeting urban, overweight adolescents: effects on physical fitness, physical activity, and blood lipid profiles.
This study evaluated preliminary physical fitness, physical activity, and blood lipid profile data obtained from overweight adolescents upon enrolling in a healthy weight management program andExpand
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Polymorphisms in the SHBG gene influence serum SHBG levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
CONTEXT Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the SHBG gene are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus. SHBG has also been proposed as a candidate gene for the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Expand
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Evaluation and Treatment of Severe Obesity in Childhood
Pediatric obesity is highly prevalent in developed countries globally (and worsening in developing countries) and threatens to shorten the lifespan of the current generation. At highest risk forExpand
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The metabolic syndrome in polycystic ovary syndrome.
Approximately one-third to one-half of all women and adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has the metabolic syndrome, associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease andExpand
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