Effects of oral contraceptives on glucoregulatory responses to exercise.

@article{Jankowski2004EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of oral contraceptives on glucoregulatory responses to exercise.},
  author={Catherine M. Jankowski and Vic Ben-Ezra and Wendolyn S. Gozansky and Suzanne E Scheaffer},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={348-52}
}
Some of the effects of oral contraceptives (OCs) to alter glucoregulation may be ameliorated by exercise. To test this premise, the effects of acute aerobic exercise on postprandial glucose, insulin, and C-peptide responses (area under the curve [AUC]) were measured in 8 users of low-dose estrogen and progestin OCs (OC(+)) and 10 women not using OCs (OC(-)). They completed 2 randomly ordered intervention trials: (1) aerobic exercise on 3 consecutive days with a 2.5-hour, 75-g oral glucose… CONTINUE READING