Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome and women with diabetes

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English
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Kousta Eleni
Franks Stephen
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Volume 51, Issue 4, pp. 23-25
Publisher: 
Diabetes Voice
Publication Date: 
December 2006
Publication Place: 
Brussels, Belgium

Notes that a significant proportion of women with PCOS are obese. Explains that while the causes of obesity among women with the syndrome are unknown, the presence of obesity in women with PCOS further increases their risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): a resource guide

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
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1999-2006
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Boston, MA

Provides information and resources for teens about ways to stay healthy with PCOS.

Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in teens: a guide for parents and guardians

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
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1999-2005
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Boston, MA

Provides information on PCOS, the etiology, current trends in medical treatment, and the important role of good nutrition and exercise in order to help parents support their daughters.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
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Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome.

PCOS: a woman's guide to dealing with polycystic ovary syndrome

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Paper
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Colette Harris
Adam Carey
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Thorsons
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides information on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), including advice for women on how to deal with it and the impact it can have on health, relationships and self-image.

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ISBN 0722539754
WGYN.H37 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ovulation induction drug therapy for anovulatory infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

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English
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Paula Corabian
Ann Scott
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Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Presents a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of ovulation induction (OI) drug therapy to manage anovulatory infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women of reproductive age. Provides the current published scientific evidence about its safety and efficacy/effectiveness in terms of pregnancy rate in this category of infertile patients.

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ISBN 1896956858 (Print)
ISBN 1896956874 (On-line)
ISSN 17041090 (Print)
ISSN 17041104 (On-line)

Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome

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English
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The Contraception Report
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2001
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Houston , TX

Provides a brief introduction to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and its symptoms. Describes the causes, the diagnosis procedure, and the treatment for PCOS.

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A guide to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

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English
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
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1999-2005
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Boston, MA

Provides information to help young women understand polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) by answering the most commonly asked questions.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome: a nutrition guide for teens

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
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1999-2005
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Boston, MA

Provides a guide for teen girls about ways to keep insulin levels down and to maintain a healthy weight, which can help alleviate some of the symptoms of PCOS.

Polycystic ovarian syndrome health centre

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Women's Health Matters (WHM)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides general information on polycystic ovary syndrome including a medical description, the diagnosing procedure, suggestions for coping, treatment options, current and future research, the Women's College Ambulatory Care Centre’s program, FAQs, a resource list, and a glossary of terms.

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