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Randomized controlled trial evaluating response to metformin versus standard therapy in the treatment of adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome.
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  • Holley Allen, MD, Baystate Health
  • Laura Koenigs, MD, Baystate Health
  • Nancy Miller, MD, Baystate Health
  • Edward Reiter, MD, Baystate Health
Document Type
Article, Peer-reviewed
Publication Date
8-1-2005
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the hypothesis that metformin would improve signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents as compared to oral contraceptive pills (OCP) and have a favorable effect on obesity. STUDY DESIGN: Thirty-five obese
Publication ISSN
0028-4793
Citation Information
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2005 Aug;18(8):761-8.