TITLE

Screening for diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Lau, David C. W.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the authors' views regarding screening for diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormonal disorder that affects an estimated five to ten percent of women of reproductive age. The Canadian and American Diabetes Associations, both of which recognize polycystic ovary syndrome as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, have recommended screening for diabetes with a fasting plasma glucose test.
ACCESSION #
24990821

 

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