Incidence and treatment of metabolic syndrome in newly referred women with confirmed polycystic ovarian syndrome.

@article{Glueck2003IncidenceAT,
  title={Incidence and treatment of metabolic syndrome in newly referred women with confirmed polycystic ovarian syndrome.},
  author={Charles J Glueck and Ranganath Papanna and Ping Wang and Naila M Goldenberg and Luann Sieve-Smith},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={908-15}
}
In 138 oligo-amenorrheic white women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (31+/-9-years-old), our first specific aim was to assess the incidence of the metabolic syndrome and to compare metabolic syndrome abnormalities in women with PCOS to those in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III cohort of 1,887 white women. Our second aim was to determine whether metformin (2.55 g/d) and a diet of 1,500 calories, 26% protein, 44% carbohydrate (42% of carbohydrate complex… CONTINUE READING