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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can insulin resistance cause high dhea levels in females?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Insulin resistance does not cause high DHEA-S levels but a female with high DHEA-S levels may have a condition which can lead to insulin resistance such as PCOS.
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