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Table 1 Effect of Diet on Individual Weight and Serum Metabolic Parameters

From: The effects of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on the polycystic ovary syndrome: A pilot study

ID Week Weight TChol Trig HDL-C LDL-C Glucose HgbA1c Insulin Test Free Test Pct Free Test LH/FSH Became Pregnant
   lbs mg/dl mg/dl mg/dl mg/dl mg/dl % μIU/ml ng/dl ng/dl %   
1 1 267 229 99 62 147 89 5 11 41 0.61 1.49 1.7  
  10 242 196 83 50 129 83 5.2 6.3 43 0.67 1.57 0.4  
  24 226 237 87 57 162 69 5.0 4.5 47 0.57 0.57 0.9  
2 1 228 195 131 39 129 83 4.7 7.2 61 0.78 1.29 0.9  
  10 215 178 87 43 117 92 4.9 9.8 47 0.45 0.97 0.7  
  24 219 198 93 47 132 79 4.9 5.3 52 0.65 1.25 0.7  
3 1 168 183 95 66 98 82 5.2 10.9 41 0.84 2.06 3.3  
  10 155 234 59 50 172 87 5.3 5.3 38 0.66 1.76 2.5 *
  24 151 199 44 63 127 82 4.9 5.6 58 0.66 1.15 1.3  
4 1 277 231 108 48 161 131 8.6 72.7 85 3.23 3.8 2.0  
  10 252 193 75 40 138 86 6.8 24.2 21 0.62 2.97 0.4  
  24 237 190 54 41 138 75 6.5 19.5 41 0.77 2.97 1.0  
5 1 177 117 76 36 65 102 6.3 15.7 31 0.71 2.31 2.5  
  10 158 147 115 36 88 97 5.5 9.4 34 0.60 1.79 3.3 *
  24 148 153 88 35 100 91 5.8 6.1 42 0.78 1.88 2.5  
  1. TChol = total cholesterol, Trig = triglycerides, HDL-C = high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C = low density lipoprotein cholesterol, HgbA1c = hemoglobin A1c, Test = testosterone, Free Test = free testosterone, Pct Free Test = percent free testosterone, LH = luetinizing hormone, FSH = follicle stimulating hormone