Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Ehrmann1999PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={David A. Ehrmann and Randall B. Barnes and Robert L. Rosenfield and Melissa K. Cavaghan and Jacqueline G Imperial},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={141-6}
}
OBJECTIVE NIDDM occurs commonly among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The prevalence and natural history of its precursor, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), is less well known. The objective of this study was to characterize the prevalence and incidence of glucose intolerance in a large cohort of women with well-characterized PCOS. RESEARCH… CONTINUE READING