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Ghrelin levels are suppressed and show a blunted response to oral glucose in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

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OBJECTIVE: Abnormal ghrelin regulation may influence the development of obesity-associated conditions including polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Our aim was to compare ghrelin regulation between PCOS cases and controls. DESIGN: We compared serum ghrelin (total) levels, fasting and 30-min post-oral (75 g) glucose load, between 50 PCOS cases and 28 female controls, including 22 body mass index (BMI)/fat mass-matched pairs. All subjects were of UK British/Irish origin. METHODS: Measurements in...

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10.1530/eje-07-0683

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies
Volume:
158
Issue:
4
Pages:
511-516
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1479-683X
ISSN:
0804-4643
URN:
uuid:e9bc7359-0890-4623-866c-583ea903d7cb
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1971
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pubs:1971

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