Patricio Contreras

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BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is non-uniformly associated with insulin resistance (IR). We examined IR in women with PCOS. METHODS Sixty-nine PCOS women were subjected to the insulin suppression test (IST) to determine their steady-state plasma glucose (SSPG) as a direct measure of insulin sensitivity. RESULTS SSPG exhibited a multimodal(More)
• The author is trade policy specialist with the OAS Trade Unit and supports the analytical and technical work of the FTAA Negotiating Group on Services. Comments on this study are welcome a t: pcontreras@oas.org. The views expressed in this paper are the responsibility of the author and should not be attributed to the Organization of American States. The(More)
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