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Title: Long-term effects of depo-provera on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
Authors: Liew, D.F.M.
Ng, C.S.A.
Yong, Y.M.
Ratnam, S.S. 
Issue Date: 1985
Source: Liew, D.F.M., Ng, C.S.A., Yong, Y.M., Ratnam, S.S. (1985). Long-term effects of depo-provera on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Contraception 31 (1) : 51-64. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Long-term effects of injection Depo-provera (depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate) on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism were studied in 157 women who were treated continuously for a mean duration of 43.3 months. The patients were matched with 162 controls for race, age, parity and height. Glucose tolerance was impaired with higher intolerance at longer duration. Glucose areas were significantly higher at 48 and 60 months of injection. Insulin levels were also significantly decreased at 30 minutes and increased at 150 minutes but the areas was normal. Triglycerides were initially decreased, being significant at 36 months (p
Source Title: Contraception
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131043
ISSN: 00107824
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