Insulin resistance is not strictly associated with energy intake or dietary macronutrient composition in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Toscani2011InsulinRI,
  title={Insulin resistance is not strictly associated with energy intake or dietary macronutrient composition in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Mariana Kirjner Toscani and Fernanda Missio M{\'a}rio and Simone Radavelli-Bagatini and Poli Mara Spritzer},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={97-103}
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous disorder characterized by hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation. Around 60% of PCOS patients are obese. Weight loss has consistently been shown to improve the clinical status of women with PCOS. We hypothesized that dietary factors are associated with the hormonal and metabolic abnormalities of PCOS. This case-control study included 43 women with PCOS and 37 ovulatory, nonhirsute controls matched to the study group by body mass index. Age… CONTINUE READING

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