Diabetes mellitus and insulin resistance in mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers of women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

YILMAZ B., Vellanki P., Ata B., Yildiz B. O.

FERTILITY AND STERILITY, vol.110, no.3, pp.523-547, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2018.04.024
  • Title of Journal : FERTILITY AND STERILITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.523-547


Objective(s): To analyze whether first-degree relatives (FDR) of patients with polysystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance.