Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is now recognised as a metabolic disorder with serious health consequences Once considered a fertility problem, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is now recognised as a metabolic disorder with serious health consequences, including an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. By understanding the pathophysiology and management of PCOS dietitians can play an important role in helping these women to manage their condition. The presentation will cover: What is PCOS? Symptoms Diagnosis Link with insulin resistance Health risks Management (lifestyle and medical) PCOS Evidence Based Guidelines Watching this presentation and completing the assessment can contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. Presenter: Dr Kate Marsh, Adv APD Dr Kate Marsh is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE), and the founder of the PCOS Health and Nutrition Centre. Dr Marsh completed her PhD at the University of Sydney with Professor Jennie Brand-Miller looking at the role of low GI diets in women with PCOS. She is the chair of the DAA PCOS Discussion Group and a member of the PCOS Alliance which has recently developed best practice guidelines for the management of PCOS in Australia. Dr Marsh frequently speaks to both dietitians and women with PCOS on the dietary management of PCOS, including lecturing to nutrition and dietetics students at the University of Sydney. She is the co-author of The Low GI Guide to Managing PCOS and has published articles on PCOS in a number of nutrition and medical journals. Registration includes Access to recording of webinar Copy of presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Registration types Recording: $38 to receive via post a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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