Short-term intervention with liraglutide improved eating behavior in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Jensterle2015ShorttermIW,
  title={Short-term intervention with liraglutide improved eating behavior in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Mojca Jensterle and T Kocjan and Nika Aleksandra Kravos and Marija Pfeifer and Andrej Jane{\vz}},
  journal={Endocrine research},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={133-8}
}
AIM Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA) stimulate satiety leading to reductions in food intake and body weight. The effects of long- acting GLP-1 RA liraglutide on eating behavior of women with PCOS have not been investigated yet. METHODS Thirty-six obese women with PCOS (mean ± SD, aged 31.2 ± 7.8 years, with BMI 38.7 ± 0.1 kg/m(2)), pretreated with metformin (1000 mg BID) were switched to liraglutide 1.2 mg QD sc for 12 weeks. Adiposity parameters and eating behavior as… CONTINUE READING

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