Body fat and insulin resistance independently predict increased serum C-reactive protein in hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Tosi2009BodyFA,
  title={Body fat and insulin resistance independently predict increased serum C-reactive protein in hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Flavia Tosi and Romolo Dorizzi and Roberto Castello and Claudio Maffeis and Giovanna Spiazzi and Giacomo Zoppini and Michele Muggeo and Paolo Moghetti},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={161 5},
  pages={737-45}
}
OBJECTIVE Increased serum C-reactive protein (CRP), an independent predictor of coronary heart disease, was reported in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It remains unclear whether this finding is due to the association between PCOS and either insulin resistance, obesity, or androgen excess, which are all common features of this condition. The… CONTINUE READING