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

Mark O. Goodarzi, Manuel J. Quiñones, Ricardo Azziz, Jerome I. Rotter, Willa A. Hsueh, Huiying Yang

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)766-769
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2005


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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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