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ea0016p181 | Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases | ECE2008

The impact of family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus on insulin sensitivity in lean subjects with polycystic ovary syndrome

Bozkirli Emre , Ertorer M Eda , Bakiner Okan , Anaforoglu Inan , Tutuncu N Bascil , Demirag N Guvener

Objective: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder, characterized by hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation. Hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance are well-documented features of the disease. In obese PCOS patients, family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus (FH-DM) is shown to be related with a decrease in insulin sensitivity, however not much is known about lean PCOS cases. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between FH-DM and ...