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Menopausal Effects on Glycemia

Melissa Yates, M.D., Wanda Nicholson, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Menopause: the cessation of menses for 12 consecutive months [12].
  • Surgical menopause: begins the day that both ovaries are surgically removed in a previously menstruating patient.

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Last updated: December 1, 2011