This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of glucagon-like peptide 1 GLP-1 receptor agonists for women with polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS by comparing their effect with that of metformin. Therapeutic variables included menstrual cycle, sex hormone and clinical manifestations, glucose metabolism and other metabolic indexes. Eight RCTs among related articles were included in the meta-analysis. Compared with metformin, GLP-1 receptor agonists were more effective in improving insulin sensitivity standard mean difference [SMD] GLP-1 receptor agonists were associated with a higher incidence of nausea and headache than metformin, but there were no significant differences in other data.
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PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and Diabetes | CDC
We have some advice for you! We share some useful tips about how to love yourself and thrive with PCOS. I want to fall in love, but I am hairy and it is so hard. But I could never relate.
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and Diabetes
It is not surprising that having PCOS can affect your relationships with your partner, family, and friends as well. Here are some factors that can affect your relationships if you have PCOS and what you can do about it. Besides causing reproductive changes like irregular periods and difficulty conceiving, PCOS can cause a number of distressing dermatological symptoms such as acne, boils, irregular hair growth, hair loss, skin tags, and weight gain.
At least 1 in 10 women have PCOS. There are changes that your partner will need to make to manage her condition, and she will need to follow up with her doctor on a regular basis. But PCOS is neither a fatal nor inherently dangerous disease and the vast majority of women with the condition do just fine.