Last updated on February 2018

Is There Association Between Vitamin D Levels And Insulin Resistance In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Vitamin D Deficiency | Insulin Resistance | Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Age: Between 20 - 35 Years
  • Gender: Female

PCOS female patients criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PCOS will be diagnosed in accordance with Rotterdam criteria.
  • No relevant systemic diseases e.g. hypertension, DM.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Androgen secreting tumor.
  • Cushing syndrome.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
  • Hyperprolactinemia.
  • Virilism.
  • Pregnant or nursing.
  • Conditions known to affect Vitamin D deficiency like renal disease, liver disease, gastrointestinal problems and malnutrition.
  • Taking vitamin D or calcium supplements.
  • Untreated hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.

Non-PCOS female subjects criteria:

  • Regular menstrual cycles
  • Not suffering from any conditions known to affect Vitamin D deficiency like renal disease, liver disease, gastro-Intestinal problems and malnutrition.
  • Not taking vitamin D or calcium supplements.
  • No relevant systemic diseases e.g. hypertension, DM.

Recruitment Status: Open


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