Periodic thyroid screening warranted for all types of diabetes: Fremantle study

Thyroid dysfunction is common in both type 1 and 2 diabetes and warrants periodic biochemical screening in all people with diabetes (not just type 1) as part of routine management, according to West Australian researchers. A review of thyroid status in 1617 participants from the Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II (FDS2) found that 282 (17.4%) ...

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