Polycystic ovary syndrome in Mexican-Americans: Prevalence and association with the severity of insulin resistance

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  • In this study, the prevalence of PCOS in Mexican-Americans, derived by self-report of symptoms, was 13%, which is twice the prevalence reported in other populations. Hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp studies showed greater insulin resistance in the women with PCOS. ©2005 by American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
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  • Goodarzi MO; Quiñones MJ; Azziz R; Rotter JI; Hsueh WA; Yang H
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  • 766
  • End Page

  • 769
  • Volume

  • 84
  • Issue

  • 3