[The prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disease and celiac disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus].

@article{Szypowska2008ThePO,
  title={[The prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disease and celiac disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus].},
  author={Agnieszka Szypowska and Marlena Błazik and Lidia Groele and Ewa Pańkowska},
  journal={Pediatric endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={221-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus have an increase the risk of developing other autoimmune diseases, among them, autoimmune thyroid disease, mainly Hashimoto are more frequently observed. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of celiac disease and autoimmune thyroiditis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 260 children (124 girls, 136 boys) aged 1.3-18 years (mean 11+/-4.01), the diabetes duration 3.99… CONTINUE READING