Webinars

From Distraction to Traction: Redefining Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) as a Major Metabolic Disorder

Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016

Author: Dunaif, Andrea , MD
Charles F Kettering Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Director, Northwestern University Specialized Center of Research on Sex Differences
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
  
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Category: Webinar

Description: Dr. Dunaif discusses PCOS as an important, highly prevalent metabolic disorder associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. She explains simple diagnostic testing to identify women with PCOS at high metabolic risk and examines the limitations of the name “polycystic ovary syndrome.”

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Identify PCOS as an important, highly prevalent metabolic disorder associated with an increased risk for type
  2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome
• Explain simple diagnostic testing to identify women with PCOS at high metabolic risk
• Examine limitations of the name “polycystic ovary syndrome”
• Describe the PCOS renaming process

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through June 5, 2017.