Sidika Karakas, MD
Day 2 – Speaker
Preventing Diabetes and Other Metabolic Health Complications in PCOS
Dr. Karakas’s clinical practice is dedicated to the care of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her research focuses on the effects of diet and nutritional supplements on obesity, insulin resistance, lipid disorders, inflammation and reproductive abnormalities associated with PCOS. Her interests include the effects of different proteins and fatty acids. She has conducted numerous nutrition intervention studies and clinical translational research funded by the National Institutes of Health and non-profit research foundations.