Relation of Diabetes with UTI in PCOS women

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Dr. Rasha Shakir Mahmood, Dr. Mohammed Ismael Dawood, Dr. Eman Ghadhban Salih


The study was carried out in Fallujah Teaching Hospital, from  January to September 2019 included  100 women suffering from Polycystic Ovary Disease and 100 women who do not suffer from any disease (control group), to evaluate the relation between diabetes and UTI in PCOS women specially with poorly glycemic control as the women with PCOS were identified by means of medical ultrasound consultation, as well as laboratory analyzes for the detection of PCOS and it was known that the women are infected or not  with urinary tract infection through clinical examination of the signs that indicate urinary tract infection, as well as a laboratory examination of the urine to detect the presence of bacteria that cause urinary tract infection in the laboratory, and it was known that women with or without diabetes through measuring their glucose level as well as through consultation Medical care provided by specialized doctors about whether they have diabetes or are not afflicted, or if  were taking special treatment for diabetes. Four ml of blood were  collected from patients and controls in plain tubes for estimation of  HbA1c   by using immunofluorescence technique.  The study showed that majority of PCOS women were obese and with MC irregularity and hirsutism.  The  study presented that, 40% of PCOS women with UTI suffered from diabetes compared with 60% without UTI, while only 7.14% of PCOS women without UTI were with DM. This study showed that significant number of PCOS women were suffered from abdominal pain, urge to urinate, polyurea , cloudy urine, thirst , fever , backpain and pyelonephritis. The study showed that, HbA1c was elevated significantly (P<0.01) in 25% PCOS women  compared with 6% of  healthy control group (5.17%).

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Dr. Eman Ghadhban Salih, D. R. S. M. D. M. I. D. . (2021). Relation of Diabetes with UTI in PCOS women. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 25(6), 905–913. Retrieved from