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Table 3 Metabolic biomarkers before and after 12 weeks of KD

From: Effects of a ketogenic diet in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

 PrePostP value
Glucose (mmol/L)5.10 ± 0.254.64 ± 0.24< 0.0001
Insulin (μU/mL)12.62 ± 0.4811.31 ± 0.60< 0.0001
HOMA-IR2.85 ± 0.152.32 ± 0.13< 0.0001
Triglycerides (mmol/L)2.31 ± 0.401.87 ± 0.27< 0.0008
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)5.36 ± 0.364.72 ± 0.33< 0.0001
LDL (mmol/L)3.11 ± 0.602.33 ± 0.17< 0.0001
HDL (mmol/L)1.79 ± 0.412.02 ± 0.43= 0.0146
  1. Standard deviation is reported
  2. LDL low density lipoprotein, HDL high density lipoprotein