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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Abstract

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
Volume84
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2005

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Clamp Technique
Self Report
Population

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Polycystic ovary syndrome in Mexican-Americans : Prevalence and association with the severity of insulin resistance. / Goodarzi, Mark O.; Quiñones, Manuel J.; Azziz, Ricardo; Rotter, Jerome I.; Hsueh, Willa A.; Yang, Huiying.

In: Fertility and Sterility, Vol. 84, No. 3, 01.09.2005, p. 766-769.

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Goodarzi, Mark O. ; Quiñones, Manuel J. ; Azziz, Ricardo ; Rotter, Jerome I. ; Hsueh, Willa A. ; Yang, Huiying. / Polycystic ovary syndrome in Mexican-Americans : Prevalence and association with the severity of insulin resistance. In: Fertility and Sterility. 2005 ; Vol. 84, No. 3. pp. 766-769.
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