International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Paramedical Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


GTT Levels in Normal and PCOS Patients

Sabitha S [2] | Asna N [2]


Abstract: One of the most frequent causes of infertility in women is PCOS. This chronic illness persists long after a person reaches childbearing age. Insulin resistance, or the inability of the body to utilise insulin that is produced, is common in women with PCOS and raises the risk of type 2 diabetes. Comparing women with and without PCOS, there is a significant increase in the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the former group. Women with PCOS and those with type 2 diabetes mellitus during pregnancy can both be diagnosed with OGTT. The study emphasizes the GTT level in PCOS patients and normal individuals in relation to BMI. This article aims to summarize how women with PCOS have a markedly higher incidence of type 2 diabetes. Compared to females who do not have PCOS On the other hand, OGTT offers helpful details regarding glucose tolerance.


Keywords: Insulin resistance, oral glucose tolerance , polycystic ovarian syndrome, Type 2 diabetes mellitus


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 929 - 930


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