Improvement in endocrine and ovarian function during dietary treatment of obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Kiddy1992ImprovementIE,
  title={Improvement in endocrine and ovarian function during dietary treatment of obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={D S Kiddy and Diana Hamilton-Fairley and Andrew Bush and Frederick T Short and Victor Anyaoku and Michael J. Reed and Stephen Franks},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1992},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={105-11}
}
OBJECTIVE Obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a greater frequency of menstrual disturbance and of hirsutism than lean women with the syndrome. Initial studies have demonstrated a marked improvement in endocrine function following a short-term, very low calorie diet. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of long-term calorie restriction on clinical as well as biochemical abnormalities in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome. DESIGN We performed a within-group… CONTINUE READING
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