Insulin response to oral glucose in healthy, lean young women and patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Kulshreshtha2008InsulinRT,
  title={Insulin response to oral glucose in healthy, lean young women and patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Bindu Kulshreshtha and Mohammed Ashraf Ganie and Edavan Pulikkanath Praveen and Nandita S. Gupta and Madan Lal Khurana and Ashu Bhalla Seith and Sadanand N Dwivedi and G. Naveen Vital Kumar and Ariachery Chinnama Ammini},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={637-43}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Insulin resistance and consequent hyperinsulinemia are common among patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Ethnicity and dietary habits affect insulin levels. There is little published information from India on insulin levels in PCOS patients. Thus the present study aimed to determine the insulin response to oral glucose in women with PCOS and healthy women. METHODS In a case-control study design, women with PCOS and lean healthy women without a family history of… CONTINUE READING

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