Sara Sukalich

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is arguably the most common endocrinopathy among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS have clinical characteristics that are associated with insulin resistance, vascular dysfunction, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. Although definitive data for increased cardiovascular events in women with PCOS are lacking, case-control(More)
Fertility appears to be reduced in at least some high altitude populations relative to their counterparts at lower elevations. Inferring from the difficulties with reproduction of newcomers to high altitude and from animal experiments, it has been hypothesized that this apparent reduction is the result of hypoxia acting to reduce fecundity and/or increase(More)
OBJECTIVE Obese adult pregnant women have increased rates of maternal and neonatal complications. Our objective was to examine adverse obstetric outcomes in overweight adolescent women. STUDY DESIGN In a retrospective case-control study of 4822 women who were < 19 years old, 3324 appropriate-weight subjects (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2) and 1498(More)
CONTEXT Adults with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be at increased risk for metabolic syndrome (MBS) and related cardiovascular disease. It is not clear whether PCOS diagnosed in adolescence increases the risk of MBS in this age group. OBJECTIVE The aim was to compare the prevalence and related characteristics of MBS in obese adolescents with and(More)
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