Higher postpartum glucose impairment risk seen in PCOS patients

03/25/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Data on 126 women with gestational diabetes found those with polycystic ovary syndrome were more than three times as likely to suffer from persistent glucose metabolism impairment compared with those who did not have PCOS. Shorter breast-feeding duration may play a role in higher postpartum glucose metabolism impairment in women with PCOS, researchers said. The findings were published in Diabetes Care.

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