Study links PCOS to diabetes, heart issues in patients

04/14/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Older age, higher BMI, a history of hypertension and South Asian ethnicity were associated with an increased risk of diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a study indicated. Researchers also found the risk of cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction and angina was two-and-a-half to nearly 13 times higher in PCOS patients compared with those who did not have the condition. The findings were published in Clinical Endocrinology.

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