Subclinical hypothyroidism and the associations with macrovascular complications and chronic kidney disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

@article{Jia2015SubclinicalHA,
  title={Subclinical hypothyroidism and the associations with macrovascular complications and chronic kidney disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Feng-peng Jia and Jing Tian and Fuxue Deng and Gangyi Yang and Mingzhi Long and Wen-hui Cheng and Bo Wang and J Wu and Dan Liu},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={1097-103}
}
AIMS The prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is high among patients with diabetes, although the relationship between SCH and diabetic vascular complications is unknown. This study aimed to determine the relationship between SCH and vascular complications in patients with Type 2 diabetes. METHODS In this cross sectional study, 991 patients with Type 2 diabetes were screened for thyroid function at their admission to the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University. We… CONTINUE READING