Table 2

Overview of study visits, including screening, baseline measurements, after-treatment measurements and follow-up measurements

 Screening and baseline visitMonthFollow-up 6th month
Body composition (weight, height, waist circumference, hip circumference)
Menstrual cycle diary
Fasting blood samples for Apoa1, ApoB, TC, TG, C peptide, HbA1c
Fasting blood samples for FSH, LH, SHBG, T, E2, P, DHEAS
Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Months indicate when each specific measurement takes place.

  • Apoa1, apolipoprotein A1; ApoB, apolipoprotein B; DHEAS, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate; E2, estradiol; FG, Ferriman-Gallwey score; FSH, follicle-stimulating hormone; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; LH, luteinising hormone; OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test; SHBG, sex hormone-binding globulin; T, total testosterone; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride.