Metformin and other insulin sensitizers in polycystic ovary syndrome.

  title={Metformin and other insulin sensitizers in polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Bala Bhagavath and Wendy S. Vitek and John Queenan and Kathleen M. Hoeger},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  volume={32 4},
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder affecting a substantial group of women from adolescent to menopausal age groups. A substantial subgroup of these women exhibits increased insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is difficult to establish in clinical practice and many surrogate tests are available, although their value in the clinical setting is uncertain. The QUICKI method is an inexpensive and easy test to administer and is probably the best test to be used in PCOS patients… CONTINUE READING


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