Overweight in polycystic ovary syndrome. An update on evidence based advice on diet, exercise and metformin use for weight loss.

@article{Ravn2013OverweightIP,
  title={Overweight in polycystic ovary syndrome. An update on evidence based advice on diet, exercise and metformin use for weight loss.},
  author={Pernille Ravn and A G Haugen and Dorte Glintborg},
  journal={Minerva endocrinologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={59-76}
}
AIM Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women affecting 5-10%. Nearly 50% are overweight or obese, which result in a more severe phenotype of PCOS. Weight loss is therefore considered the first line treatment in overweight women with PCOS. The aim of this study was to appoint evidence based and clinically applicable advises on weight loss in overweight women with PCOS. METHODS A review of the existing literature on weight loss through… CONTINUE READING
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