Low sex hormone-binding globulin is associated with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and metabolic syndrome in women with PCOS.

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BACKGROUND Decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) levels, and the metabolic syndrome, are all closely associated with a higher prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. We investigated the association between HDL-C, SHBG and the metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome… (More)

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@article{Chen2006LowSH, title={Low sex hormone-binding globulin is associated with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and metabolic syndrome in women with PCOS.}, author={Mei-Jou Chen and Wei-Shiung Yang and Jehn-Hsiahn Yang and Chuhsing Kate Hsiao and Y Yang and Hong-Nerng Ho}, journal={Human reproduction}, year={2006}, volume={21 9}, pages={2266-71} }