INSULINO RESISTENCIA EN MUJERES INFÉRTILES

  • Urdaneta Machado J
  • Vera Cabana J
  • García Ildefonso J
  • et al.
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Abstract

Background: Insulin resistance (IR) is a complex physiopathological alteration, present in the terminal organs, of high prevalence in women in fertile age and prepuberal stage, with recognized cardiovascular risk association and infertility. Objective: To determine the frequency of IR in infertile women and factors of risks associated in the patients which going to consultation of gynecology of the Maternity "Dr. Armando Castillo Plaza". Method: An applied and descriptive investigation was realised, with nonexperimental design, being applied the technique of the nonparticipant and structured direct observation, having as instrument the work card. Results: The prevalence of IR was 80%, with HOMA index of 5.4 ± 2.7. In infertile women were identified the following risk factors: increased serum androgens/obesity (OR: 1.51; p<0.001), dyslipidemia (OR: 6.53; p<0.001), arterial hypertension (OR: 8.41; p<0.02), acanthosis nigricans (OR: 9.0; p<0.002), and acne (OR: 2.65; p<0.01). Conclusion: We found a high frequency of IR between the infertile women, which can be corrected with changes in the life styles and low complexity interventions for the treatment of the infertility.

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Urdaneta Machado, J., Vera Cabana, J., García Ildefonso, J., Babel Zambrano, N., & Contreras Benítez, A. (2010). INSULINO RESISTENCIA EN MUJERES INFÉRTILES. Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología, 75(3). https://doi.org/10.4067/s0717-75262010000300003

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