Iodine status, thyroid function, thyroid volume and thyroid autoimmunity in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in an iodine-replete area

OKTEN A. N. , AKCAY S. , Cakir M. , GIRISKEN I., Kosucu P. , Deger O.

DIABETES & METABOLISM, vol.32, no.4, pp.323-329, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s1262-3636(07)70286-0
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.323-329


Objective: To analyze the prevalence and clinical significance of thyroid autoimmunity, thyroid volume and iodine status in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus compared with age and sex matched healthy controls, in an iodine-deficiency improved area.