Samantha Cassar, a VU research student from the School of Sports and Exercise Science, and the Jean Hailes Research Group is currently conducting a study examining insulin resistance in women, with and without polycystic ovary syndrome. We are looking for:
- healthy women with regular periods, aged 18-40 years, not taking the oral contraceptive pill (or willing to cease for study duration, which may last up to 4 months) and within healthy weight range and
- women with polycystic ovary syndrome aged 18-40 years who do not have diabetes, are non smokers and within healthy weight range.
The study involves a medical screen, a DEXA and CT scan, blood tests, a treadmill exercise test, then an insulin clamp with muscle biopsies. The study will take place at Monash Medical Centre Clayton and Monash University Clayton Campus.
A $100 gift card and a free medical review will be provided. If you are currently residing in Victoria and are interested in further information please contact the Jean Hailes Research Group.
- Jean Hailes Research Group
- Phone: +61 3 9594 7582
- Email: [email protected]