Despite being one of the most common endocrine disorders, PCOS treatment receives less than .1% of funding from the National Institutes of Health in America
Statistics, according to the
PCOS Nutrition Centre
Women with PCOS have a 70% prevalence of elevated triglycerides and low HDL (“good” cholesterol). Changes to diet and lifestyle can improve levels.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS at middle age is 6.8 times higher than that of the general female population.