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.
Study links PCOS to diabetes, heart issues in patients
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