Dr. Frassetto of the PCOS Paleo Study
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In this episode I was delighted to be joined by Dr Lynda Frassetto. Lynda is a medical doctor and Professor of Medicine and Nephrology at the University of California San Francisco. She is the director of a clinical research center at UCSF, supervises patient care at three of the University’s hospitals, and helps teach courses on improved communications and behavioral stress modification techniques. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 8,000,000 women in the US alone. Women with PCOS are often unable to become pregnant, and are at increased risk for obesity, depression, and cancer. We don't understand all the causes of PCOS but we know that it is closely related to insulin resistance. And one of the best ways to treat insulin resistance is diet! As of writing there are just 9 days left for you to help fund a groundbreaking study into the efficacy of diet for treating PCOS. If like me you’ve been wondering how you might give back to the Paleo community, here’s your chance. Donate to the PCOS Paleo…