Prevalence and predictors of abnormal glucose metabolism in Mediterranean women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{EspinsGmez2009PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of abnormal glucose metabolism in Mediterranean women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Juan J Espin{\'o}s-G{\'o}mez and Rosa Corcoy and Joaquim Calaf},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={199-204}
}
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are common in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in American studies. However, whether rates are similar in other countries with a lower frequency of insulin resistance is not clear. Our purpose was to investigate the prevalence of abnormal glucose metabolism (AGM) in women with PCOS and asses the ability of clinical data and biochemical tests to predict these abnormalities within our population. One hundred and three… CONTINUE READING

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