Obesity and reproduction: a committee opinion

Principles and strategies for the evaluation and treatment of couples with infertility associated with obesity are discussed.
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VOLUME 116, ISSUE 5, P1266-1285

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Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Abstract:

The purpose of this American Society for Reproductive Medicine Practice Committee report is to provide clinicians with principles and strategies for the evaluation and treatment of couples with infertility associated with obesity. This revised document replaces the Practice Committee document titled “Obesity and reproduction: an educational bulletin” last published in 2015 (Fertil Steril 2015;104:1116–26).

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Go to the profile of Dr S Nallaperumal
4 days ago

In this practice document, there is no discussion about how obesity epidemic drives the incidence rates of diabetes. There should be some recommendation about proper screening for the presence of glucose abnormalities like IFG, IGT and Overt undiagnosed diabetes.