The central issue? Visceral fat mass is a good marker of insulin resistance and metabolic disturbance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Lord2006TheCI,
  title={The central issue? Visceral fat mass is a good marker of insulin resistance and metabolic disturbance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Jonathan M Lord and Ratna Thomas and Ben M Fox and Upasana Acharya and Terence J. Wilkin},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 10},
  pages={1203-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish whether visceral fat mass is the most significant variable correlating with insulin resistance and other metabolic parameters in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional trial. SETTING Reproductive medicine clinic. POPULATION Forty women with anovulatory PCOS. METHODS Measurements were taken at recruitment, and analysis was performed to define correlations between the outcome measures and the explanatory variables. MAIN… CONTINUE READING
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