Total ghrelin levels during acute insulin infusion in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Micic2007TotalGL,
  title={Total ghrelin levels during acute insulin infusion in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Dragan V Micic and Mirjana {\vS}umarac-Dumanovi{\'c} and Aleksandra Kendere{\vs}ki and Goran Cvijovi{\'c} and Svetlana Zori{\'c} and Danica Pejkovi{\'c} and Jelena Mici{\'c} and Natasa Milic and Carlos Di{\'e}guez and Felipe F F Casanueva},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={820-7}
}
Controversial data were reported concerning fasting ghrelin (decreased, normal or elevated) in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The aim of our study was to clarify ghrelin levels in non-obese, overweight, and obese PCOS patients; to investigate the effect of acute insulin infusion on ghrelin in PCOS as a chronic insulin-resistant state, with and without the impact of obesity, and to examine ghrelin-androgen interaction. In that order, we evaluated 1) ghrelin levels among 8 nonobese patients… CONTINUE READING
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