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Metabolic syndrome in women with PCOS

Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.

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Dr. Krishna Kumari

Senior Consultant Gynecologist, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad

Dr. M. Krishna Kumari is a distinguished Obstetrician and Gynecologist, currently serving as a Professor at Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. With an MBBS from Andhra University obtained in 1981 and an MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the same institution in 1985, where she was honored with the HM Lazarus Gold Medal, Dr. Kumari brings over 35 years of extensive clinical experience and two decades of dedicated teaching. Her expertise encompasses high-risk obstetrics, advanced gynecological procedures, and fertility regulation. Passionate about academics and professional development, Dr. Kumari is an active member of several prestigious organizations, including the Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI), the Indian Society of Perinatology and Reproductive Biology (ISOPARB), and the Indian Menopausal Society (IMS). She also served as the President of the Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society of Hyderabad (OGSH) from 2017 to 2019. Dr. Kumari's commitment to her field and her contributions to both clinical practice and medical education make her a respected and influential figure in obstetrics and gynecology.

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  • 11th-June-2024, TIME : 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.

webinar
Dr. Krishna Kumari
  • 11th-June-2024, TIME : 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.

webinar
Dr. Krishna Kumari
  • 11th-June-2024, TIME : 5:00PM - 6:00PM
  • 0

Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.

webinar
Dr. Krishna Kumari
  • 11th-June-2024, TIME : 5:00PM - 6:00PM
  • 0

Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.

webinar
Dr. Krishna Kumari
  • 11th-June-2024, TIME : 5:00PM - 6:00PM
  • 0

Metabolic syndrome is a common and significant concern in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), characterized by a cluster of conditions including insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These interconnected metabolic disturbances increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, a hallmark of PCOS, exacerbates hyperandrogenism, leading to further metabolic and reproductive complications. Women with PCOS often struggle with weight management, contributing to the prevalence of obesity within this population, which in turn aggravates insulin resistance and other metabolic abnormalities. Dyslipidemia, marked by elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol, is frequently observed in these women, further elevating cardiovascular risk. The management of metabolic syndrome in PCOS involves a multifaceted approach, including lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise, pharmacological interventions like insulin sensitizers (e.g., metformin), and addressing individual components of the syndrome to mitigate long-term health risks. Early detection and comprehensive management of metabolic syndrome are crucial in improving the overall health outcomes for women with PCOS.