Prevalence of Thyroid Autoantibodies in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes in Kuwait

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in Kuwait. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In a mixed cross-sectional and longitudinal study, anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) and anti-thyroglobulin (anti-TG) were measured in 232 subjects (118 males and 114 females) with type 1 diabetes. RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000381547

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