Adiposity and metabolic dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome

@article{Sam2015AdiposityAM,
  title={Adiposity and metabolic dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome},
  author={Susan Sam},
  journal={Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={107 - 116}
}
  • Susan Sam
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation
Abstract Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among reproductive-age women and is associated with a high risk for metabolic disorders. Adiposity and insulin resistance are two prevalent conditions in PCOS and the likely culprits for the heightened metabolic risk. Up to 60% of women with PCOS are considered to be overweight or obese, and even among non-obese women with PCOS there is an increased accumulation of adipose tissue in abdominal depots. Insulin… Expand
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