Neuroendocrine and endocrine dysfunction in the hyperinsulinemic PCOS patient: the role of metformin.

Abstract

Metformin is a widely used and extensively studied insulin sensitising drug for the treatment of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), with various actions in tissues responding to insulin that include the liver, skeletal muscle, adipose tissue, the endothelium of blood vessels, and the ovaries. Treatment of PCOS women with metformin has been shown… (More)

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