Letters Polycystic ovary syndrome

Even lean women with PCOS are insulin resistant

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b954 (Published 09 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b954
  1. Steven L Shumak, professor of medicine1
  1. 1University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
  1. steven.shumak{at}sunnybrook.ca

    Balen and colleagues imply that insulin resistance and hyperinsulinaemia are not usually present in lean …

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