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The carbohydrate and lipid metabolism of 100 women using an oral contraceptive (0.5 mg norgestrel + 0.05 mg ethinyl estradiol) and of 96 women using mechanical contraceptives was monitored over a 2-year period. The women had been screened for factors known to adversely affect carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Two-hour oral glucose tolerance tests were(More)
Serum glucose and serum insulin levels were measured during oral glucose tolerance tests in 100 women, 20-39 years of age, who used the OC (oral contraceptive) preparation Stediril and in a control group of 96 women of the same age group. Significantly lower fasting serum glucose levels were observed after 6 months of OC use. Significant decreases in(More)
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