Premicroalbuminuria in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a metabolic risk marker.

  title={Premicroalbuminuria in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a metabolic risk marker.},
  author={Arti A Patel and Zachary T. Bloomgarden and Walter Futterweit},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  volume={14 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between urinary albumin excretion and features of the metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 189 premenopausal women (mean age +/- SD, 28.9 +/- 7.7 years) with PCOS and 81 control patients (mean age +/- SD, 37.9 +/- 8.6 years) from a single endocrinology practice. Exclusion criteria were diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, use of lipid-lowering agents, and use of… CONTINUE READING


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