Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk for long-term diabetes and dyslipidemia.

  title={Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk for long-term diabetes and dyslipidemia.},
  author={Erica T. Wang and Ronit Calderon-Margalit and Marcelle I. Cedars and Martha L. Daviglus and Sharon Stein Merkin and Pamela J. Schreiner and Barbara S Sternfeld and Melissa Fair Wellons and Stephen M Schwartz and Cora E. Lewis and O. Dale Williams and David S Siscovick and Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={117 1},
OBJECTIVE To estimate whether women aged 20-32 years who fulfilled National Institutes of Health criteria for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) would be at higher risk for subsequent development of incident diabetes, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, and to estimate whether normal-weight women with PCOS would have the same degree of cardiovascular risk as overweight women with PCOS. METHODS We estimated the association of PCOS with incident diabetes, dyslipidemia, and hypertension over a period… CONTINUE READING
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