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Answers for Lean Women with PCOS

Dr. Daniel Dumesic joins the PCOS Challenge radio show to discuss PCOS in lean women.

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Daniel Dumesic, MD
Daniel Dumesic, MD
Division Chief
Reproductive Endocrinology
and Infertility
UCLA

Much of the information about PCOS focuses on weight loss, but what if you are a lean woman with PCOS?

Dr. Daniel Dumesic joins Sasha Ottey on the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about lean women with PCOS. Dr. Dumesic discusses PCOS diagnostic challenges related to lean women and how body fat distribution affects risks for metabolic and reproductive diseases.

Dr. Daniel Dumesic is a clinician-scientist who treats women with infertility from various reproductive and metabolic disorders. Dr. Dumesic is Professor and Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He leads an NIH sponsored clinical trial on Polycystic ovary syndrome and has served as Principal Investigator for several projects by providing extensive expertise in designing human clinical studies and procedures, diagnosing metabolic dysfunction, performing trans-vaginal ovarian ultrasonography, analyzing data and assessing clinical outcome measurements. Dr. Dumesic has also supervised the acquisition and analysis of research data compiled from these studies.

With 24 years of experience in human studies, Dr. Dumesic has a demonstrated record of successful and productive research projects regarding mechanistic and clinical aspects of metabolic diseases and their negative impact on female reproduction, including more than 145 publications in the field of reproductive endocrinology.

For more information, visit http://obgyn.ucla.edu.

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