Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Linked to Diabetes

Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and are diagnosed at an earlier age, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This is the first study to show a link between the two conditions. PCOS is a common endocrine condition among women of childbearing age. The study found that the risk of developing diabetes is four times greater and that diabetes is diagnosed four years earlier in women with PCOS compared to controls. Read more

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