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Did you know that PCOS can lead to heart disease? This is a very serious concern for many women with PCOS. Gregory Pokrywka MD joins the PCOS Challenge Radio Show on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 6pm, EST, to tell us about the risks of heart disease for women with PCOS, as well as prevention and treatment methods.
Gregory Pokrywka MD FACP FNLA NCMP is a Board-Certified Internist from Baltimore/Towson, Md. He attended Duke University, worked as a biochemist, attended University of Maryland Medical School and was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital, Baltimore. He now serves as Assistant Professor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has been in private practice since 1987 and formed the Baltimore Lipid Center in 2001. Dr. Pokrywka is a member of numerous associations including the American Heart Association Council on Atherosclerosis and the National Lipid Association (NLA), and he participates enthusiastically in the Go Red for Women and WomenHeart campaigns to fight heart disease in women.Join the free PCOS Challenge Support Network at www.pcoschallenge.com to find out more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and help women beat PCOS.