Medical problems associated with PCOS require a team approach

Cunningham, Glenn R.; Southall, Jennifer; Zacharyczuk, Colleen
March 2008
Endocrine Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses the medical problems associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). There is a risk for the development of acne, endometrial hyperplasia and diabetes on patients with PCOS. According to Bethanee Jean Schlosser, MD, PhD, treatment options are available for these such as contraceptive pills for acne and metformin for diabetes. She stated that multidisciplinary approach is essential when working with patients with PCOS and the patient's gynecologist, nutritionist and endocrinologist must work together.


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