Obese adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome have elevated cardiovascular disease risk markers.

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Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) have evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, insulin resistance, an important factor in the development of CVD in adults, is common in adolescents with PCOS, yet data in adolescents are limited. Therefore, we sought to measure insulin resistance and CVD markers in obese youth with and… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1358863X16682107

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@article{Patel2017ObeseAW, title={Obese adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome have elevated cardiovascular disease risk markers.}, author={Sonali Patel and Uyen T. Truong and Martina King and Annie Ferland and Kerrie L. Moreau and Jennifer L. Dorosz and John E. Hokanson and Hong Wang and Gregory L. Kinney and David M. Maahs and Robert H Eckel and Kristen J. Nadeau and Melanie Cree-Green}, journal={Vascular medicine}, year={2017}, volume={22 2}, pages={85-95} }