Endocrine/Metabolic - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Q: Are women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease or sleep apnea compared to women without PCOS? Is the risk different for women with PCOS who are overweight compared with those who are of normal weight?

Last Updated: 2015-08-11

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