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03 Apr 2003

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
I have been diagnosed with PCOS and according to my gynaecologist, this is related to my insulin levels. She has advised that I go on a eating plan which is similar to an eating plan for diabetics, as this disease could lead to diabetes later on.

I am 29 years old. What eating plan would you suggest for me to follow?

Thanks and kind regards
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Jonel
Basically you need to eat a low-fat, high-fibre diet, but because PCOS is related to diabetes, it is really worthwhile to consult a clinical dietitian who will work out a specific diet for you (phone (012) 998-5650 (mornings) to obtain the name and address of your nearest dietitian). In the meanwhile, click on 'click on 'Diet' and 'Weightloss' and 'Slimming Diet' to obtain a copy of a low-fat diet. Also click on 'View old Diet & Food site" and read the articles on low-fat foods and exercise. Exercise is an excellent aid to controlling insulin levels.
Best regards
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