Diabetes Increases Thyroid Disease Risk

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Does diabetes increase your risk for thyroid disease? Diabetic patients have a higher prevalence of thyroid disorders compared with the normal population according to Dr. Patricia Wu. Her article on Thyroid Nation explains that because patients with one organ-specific autoimmune disease are at risk of developing other autoimmune disorders, and thyroid disorders are more common in females, it is not surprising that up to 30% of female type 1 diabetic patients have thyroid disease. . Because patients with one organ-specific autoimmune disease are at risk of developing other autoimmune disorders, and thyroid disorders are more common in females, it is not surprising that up to 30% of female type 1 diabetic patients have thyroid disease.

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Diabetic Patients Have A Higher Prevalence Of Thyroid Disorders

 

This story is about the difference between generics and name brand drugs. How ironic that the first category listed is for underactive thyroid.

Generic Vs Brand Name Drugs

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