Association of obesity and insulin resistance with dyslipidemia in Indian women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

  title={Association of obesity and insulin resistance with dyslipidemia in Indian women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.},
  author={Anuradha Kalra and Sreekumaran Nair and Lavanya Rai},
  journal={Indian journal of medical sciences},
  volume={60 11},
BACKGROUND Dyslipidemia, diabetes and obesity are all potent cardiovascular risk factors that tend to cluster in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Metabolic disorders in patients with PCOS cannot be explained solely by the presence of obesity. OBJECTIVE To study the correlation between insulin resistance and serum lipid profile in Indian women with PCOS. SETTING Gynecology clinic of a tertiary care hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective study done from April 2004… 

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