Cardiometabolic aspects of the polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Randeva2012CardiometabolicAO,
  title={Cardiometabolic aspects of the polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Harpal Randeva and Bee Kang Tan and M. Weickert and Konstantinos B Lois and John Edwin Nestler and Naveed 4 Sattar and Hendrik Lehnert},
  journal={Endocrine reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={812-41}
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder amongst women of reproductive age and is associated with various metabolic perturbations, in addition to chronic anovulation and factors related to androgen excess. In general, women live longer than men and develop cardiovascular disease at an older age. However, women with PCOS, as compared with age- and body mass index-matched women without the syndrome, appear to have a higher risk of insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia… CONTINUE READING
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