The prevalence and risk factors for glucose intolerance in young Korean women with polycystic ovary syndrome

@article{Lee2009ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and risk factors for glucose intolerance in young Korean women with polycystic ovary syndrome},
  author={Hyejin Lee and Jee-young Oh and Yeon Ah Sung and Hye Won Chung and Wha Young Cho},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={326-332}
}
Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia play important roles in the pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In addition, some women with PCOS have been shown to have insulin secretory defects and can be predicted to be at an increased risk for glucose intolerance. We performed the present study to determine the prevalence and risk factors for glucose intolerance in Korean women with PCOS. We consecutively recruited 194 women with PCOS diagnosed by American Society for Reproductive… 
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