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A 35-year-old female asked:

i have type 1 diabetes and pcos. is there a link between them and what is it?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
No: There is a link between type 2 dm and pcos --insulin resistance , but no link between type 1 and pcos.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Rarely: The link is type 2 diabetes and pcos, but some type 1 patients are offspring of type 2 diabetes parents, so that type 1 patient might be more prone to pcos.

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