Incretin levels in polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Vrbkov2008IncretinLI,
  title={Incretin levels in polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Jana Vrb{\'i}kov{\'a} and Martin Patrick Hill and Bela Bendlova and Tereza Grimmichova and Kater̆ina Dvor̆{\'a}kov{\'a} and Karel Vondr{\'a} and Giovanni Pacini},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={159 2},
  pages={
          121-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been linked to a high risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Disturbances in the secretion of the incretin hormones glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) have been observed in states with impaired glucose regulation. This paper considers the secretion of GIP and GLP-1 after oral glucose load in a group of lean, glucose-tolerant PCOS women in comparison with age- and body mass index (BMI)-matched healthy… CONTINUE READING

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