Lifestyle, Media, News and research, Type 2 diabetes

PCOS and Diabetes

We've known for a while that PCOS increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It has been believed until recently that reducing our weight can stop this from happening. However recent research shows that regardless of BMI and age range women with PCOS are still at an increased risk of developing this. Doctor Melissa Chiasson… Continue reading PCOS and Diabetes

Awareness, Fertility, News and research, Support

PCOS Stories

Recently we've come across a blogger called The Well-Rounded Mama. She is out there to give the right information to those who are trying to conceive or who are pregnant and tend to carry more weight. She advocates to have the right information available without using scare tactics or judging those who are larger. At… Continue reading PCOS Stories

Awareness, Events, Excess hair, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Verity, Weight management

Personal Story: Sharon

We are delighted to announce that Sharon Newson will be speaking at the Manchester Conference this October on the area of weight loss and nutrition. Below is her personal PCOS story: 'I am 45 years old, single with no kids, and have suffered with PCOS symptoms (excess facial and body hair, weight gain, no periods,… Continue reading Personal Story: Sharon

Acne, Awareness, Excess hair, Fertility, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Weight management

Verity on the Women’s AM show

In April our very own Verity chair, Rachel Hawkes, was a guest on the Women's AM show on Islam TV as part of their Women's Health Week. Rachel was talking about PCOS, it's affects on those suffering with it and what Verity can provide as a charity by way of support and awareness of the condition. You… Continue reading Verity on the Women’s AM show

Acne, Awareness, Events, Excess hair, Fertility, Fundraising, Lifestyle, Media, Newly diagnosed, Support, Verity, Weight management

Verity on Air 107.2

Recently our Dorset local group leader and Verity volunteer Karen was interviewed on her local radio station Air 107.2 by the Airy Fairies. Karen had the unique opportunity to discuss PCOS, it's symptoms and it's psychological effects on those who suffer from it. You can listen to her interview below: Small things like this allow… Continue reading Verity on Air 107.2

Fertility, Media, Trying to Conceive

Media enquiry: PCOS and your fertility

Are you considering your future fertility or currently trying to get pregnant?Help raise awareness of PCOSWe are working with a journalist who is writing a feature on a group of women between in their 20s to 40s who are thinking about their fertility or actively trying to conceive right now.The article will bring the women… Continue reading Media enquiry: PCOS and your fertility

News and research, Support, Weight management

New NHS PCOS weight loss group in Rotherham

A week ago, we launched our very first study that is looking to improve the level of knowledge, symptoms, service provision, impact and management of PCOS.Some of the areas of the study are looking into how many PCOS women have access to a PCOS specific clinic, whether they need support with the condition and if… Continue reading New NHS PCOS weight loss group in Rotherham

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Guest Blog: The Re-Launch of the Atkins Diet

This is guest blog post from Shreena, who writes articles for In Touch and has a blog that's well worth reading called Anastrophe and Cheese.  Stay tuned during PCOS Awareness Week, as Atkins will be publishing a set of meals just for us PCOS ladies.  A new improved Atkins cheesecake "A number of PCOS women… Continue reading Guest Blog: The Re-Launch of the Atkins Diet