Effects of androgens on insulin action in women: is androgen excess a component of female metabolic syndrome?

@article{Corbould2008EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of androgens on insulin action in women: is androgen excess a component of female metabolic syndrome?},
  author={Anne Corbould},
  journal={Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={24}
}
  • A. Corbould
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews
Hyperinsulinemia as a consequence of insulin resistance causes hyperandrogenemia in women. [...] Key Method An Entrez-PubMed search was conducted to identify studies addressing the relationship of androgens with metabolic syndrome/type 2 diabetes in women. Studies reporting outcomes of androgen administration, interventions to reduce androgen effects in hyperandrogenemic women, and basic studies investigating androgen effects on insulin target tissues were reviewed. Multiple studies showed associations between…Expand

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