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

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Monthly Update: Fundraising

As a charity we rely heavily on money raised by our members to keep us going. Our main aim is, of course, to raise awareness of PCOS and to support those with it, but in order to do that money plays a big part. Over the past year we have had many of you raise… Continue reading Monthly Update: Fundraising

Awareness, News and research, Support, Verity

PCOS UK

PCOS UK is the medical arm of Verity that aims to educate medical professionals with an interest and/or specialism in PCOS. With input from our medical advisors such as Stephen Franks and Professor Helen Mason, PCOS UK educates medical professionals formally through conferences and the provision of PCOS literature. PCOS UK raises and enhances Verity… Continue reading PCOS UK

Acne, Newly diagnosed, News and research, Verity

Acne PSP Workshop

For many of us with PCOS, outbreaks of acne can be common, embarrassing and hugely frustrating. When everyone else's skin seems to be leaving their awkward teenage years behind ours just seems to be getting worse and everything we do doesn't seem to make it any better. What we really want to know is the… Continue reading Acne PSP Workshop