Alterations in low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein subclasses among Hispanic women with polycystic ovary syndrome: influence of insulin and genetic factors.

@article{Legro1999AlterationsIL,
  title={Alterations in low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein subclasses among Hispanic women with polycystic ovary syndrome: influence of insulin and genetic factors.},
  author={Richard S Legro and Patricia J. Blanche and Ronald M. Krauss and Rogerio A. Lobo},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={
          990-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of hyperandrogenism on low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subclass levels as well as lipoprotein (a) levels in hyperandrogenic women compared with a control group. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING University-based outpatient clinic. PATIENT(S) Sixteen Hispanic women with polycystic ovary syndrome were compared with 21 controls matched for age, weight, and ethnicity. INTERVENTION(S) None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Fasting… CONTINUE READING

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