Thyroid Disease in Diabetes

Alanood Alqahtani, M.D. , Paul W. Ladenson, M.D., M.H.S.
Thyroid Disease in Diabetes is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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  • Thyroid disorders in patients with diabetes mellitus are mostly similar in frequency and presentation to the general population, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and neoplasms.
  • Autoimmunity is a major cause of thyroid dysfunction
  • Insulin resistance can also be associated with thyroid dysfunction.

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Last updated: August 1, 2017