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05 Feb 2004

Polycystic overian syndrom

I have polycystic overies and i am insulin resistent.

I am deparate to loose weight but find it very hard.

Please will you give me some pointers.

Many thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Reader
The only way to treat insulin resistance and PCOS is to use a balanced, low-fat diet which makes use of minimally processed carbohydrates with a low GI. Because this is quite a tricky diet to apply, I would suggest that you consult a clinical dietitian who will help you plan your diet and take the insulin resistance into account. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area. You will require a low-fat diet based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Regular exercise also helps to control this condition, so think of joining Walk for Life or a good gym.
Best regards
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