Dr. Sheila Laredo is a physician and an assistant professor in the department of medicine, division of endocrinology at the University of Toronto.
Research and Academic Interests
Dr. Laredo is an endocrinologist who studies the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. PCOS causes irregular menstrual cycles, excessive hair growth, infertility and other medical problems such as high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, and increased risk of adult-onset diabetes. It may affect 5 to 10 per cent of women. Dr. Laredo has studied the role of diet and exercise in treating and controlling PCOS. She is interested in research that addresses optimizing pregnancy and livebirth outcomes for women with PCOS.
Dr. Laredo is also interested in clinical trial methodology and is a co-investigator with researchers in other areas, providing expertise in trial design and implementation.
Review a list of Sheila Laredo's peer-reviewed publications as indexed by the National Library of Medicine.
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