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"Welcome to my PCOS Blog" I'm Christie, 48, married to a much younger man and we have four dogs as our kids...

My personal crusade is to inform and educate women, men and the medical professionals on PCOS... Why? Knowledge is POWER! The info will save your life or someone you may or may not know...

PCOS is an endoctrine disorder affecting your whole body as a hormone imbalance...The PCOS symptoms wreak HAVOC through your entire body... Symptoms can be mild to extreme, one to numerous symptoms... You can be thin to obese...

My PCOS Journey started by a lingerie shop owner stating "You look like me"... We talked about PCOS a while...I kept mentally checking off all the symptoms she mentioned... My symptoms are mild, 28 of the 48 i found... I saw my doctor the next week, had a battery of tests done, researched everything i could find on PCOS... My diagnosis was PCOS, Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance (IR), Perimenopause, Hypertension, Rosacea and Preborderline Diabetes... My "Miracle Pill" is Glucophlage XR... On it i get thinner than when i was in 6th grade!

My blog posts are of info you need and should know...I urge you to pass the PCOS & Syndrome X word on... Yes, men get a version of PCOS called Syndrome X...

Feel free to email me privately...

Knowledge is POWER!

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Friday, June 29, 2007
Project PCOS...
Group Info
Project PCOS
Information, Awareness and Support for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Mission statement
Project PCOS envisions PCOS being recognized as a significant public health concern. This site aims to invoke, inspire and incite the PCOS Community and it's supporters to be a vocal proponents in the media, advocacy coalitions, and educational forums, both online and within health related communities. People with PCOS, their families, supporters, the medical community and the general public will all be active participants in this effort.

Realizing there is a strong need for women and girls to be able to connect and find reliable resources about PCOS, Project PCOS began development in November of 2006.
The project quickly became a collaboration with the PCOS Community Leaders, Medical and Lifestyle professionals and associations, as well as other organizations serving the PCOS community and women's health communities.
In February 2007, Project PCOS was ready to unveil the first stage of their campaign, a central online resource that would revolutionize the way PCOS information, Professionals Treating PCOS and the PCOS Community would come together.
Among some of the goals Project PCOS has for the upcoming year are:
Legislative action for better diagnosis
Treatment and awareness of PCOS
A large scale media campaign about the importance of recognizing PCOS
Local support services for women and girls with PCOS worldwide
Comprehensive online resources, tools and communities to aid in better education and awareness for PCOS
Contact Info
Project PCOS
P.O. BOX 10854
Pittsburgh, PA

Posted at 08:40 pm by ChristiewPCOS


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