hrp0084p2-347 | Fat | ESPE2015

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Comparison of Cinnamon Extract to Metformin Effects upon Insulin Resistance, Apolipoprotein B:Apolipoprotein A1 Ratio, and BMI of Obese Adolescent Girls with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Salehpour Shadab , Setavand Somayeh , Onsori Samaneh

Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrinopathies, affecting 5–10% of population. Insulin resistance, apolipoprotein B:apolipoprotein A1 ratio, and BMI commonly increases in obese PCOS patients and are among the indicators of the disease. On the other hand, metformin and cinnamon are generally believed to control these.Objective and hypotheses: To compare the effects of cinnamon with those of the metformin on in...