Relationship between thyrotropin and body mass index in euthyroid subjects.

  title={Relationship between thyrotropin and body mass index in euthyroid subjects.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s D{\'i}ez and Patricia Iglesias},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  volume={119 3},
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported that thyrotropin (TSH) levels are slightly increased in obese subjects. On the contrary, other studies have provided no evidence for an association between thyroid status and body mass index (BMI). AIM Our aim has been to evaluate the relationship between TSH and BMI in a group of subjects with obesity, overweight and normal weight with serum TSH levels within the reference range, excluding subjects with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. SUBJECTS… CONTINUE READING


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