Zinc and Homocysteine Levels in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Patients with Insulin Resistance

@article{Guler2014ZincAH,
  title={Zinc and Homocysteine Levels in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Patients with Insulin Resistance},
  author={I Guler and Ozdemir Himmetoğlu and Ahmet Berkiz Turp and Ahmet Erdem and M. Erkut Erdem and M. Anıl Onan and Cağatay Taşkiran and Mine Yavuz Taslipinar and Haldun Guner},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={158},
  pages={297-304}
}
In this study, our objective was to evaluating the value of serum zinc levels as an etiologic and prognostic marker in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. We conducted a prospective study, including 53 women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and 33 healthy controls. We compared serum zinc levels, as well as clinical and metabolic features, of the cases. We also compared serum zinc levels between patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome with insulin resistance. Mean zinc levels were found… CONTINUE READING
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