PCOS raises type 2 diabetes risk in women, study says

03/21/2012 | WebMD

Data on 108,670 women showed that those with polycystic ovary syndrome were three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with those who do not have the disease. Researchers also found that obese women with PCOS face higher diabetes risk than their normal obese counterparts. The findings were presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual meeting.

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