Prevalence of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cardiac complaints in a follow-up study of a Dutch PCOS population.

@article{Elting2001PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cardiac complaints in a follow-up study of a Dutch PCOS population.},
  author={Mariet W. Elting and Ted J M Korsen and Pieter D. Bezemer and Joop Schoemaker},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={556-60}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cardiac complaints in a Dutch population with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and to compare the results with the prevalence of these conditions in the Dutch female population, as retrieved from the Netherlands Health Interview Survey of Statistics Netherlands. A total of 346 PCOS patients were interviewed by telephone, with a mean age of 38.7 years (range 30.3--55.7) and a mean body mass index of… CONTINUE READING

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