Have you or your child ever been checked for thyroid disorders?
Yes, and the results were positive
Yes, and the results were negative
I'm not sure
Total votes: 360
Have you or your child ever been checked for thyroid disorders?Poll dates: August 31 - September 7, 2008
Total Votes: 360
Children with diabetes often have other autoimmune conditions, and as a result, screening for these conditions is typically part of clinic visits. We've asked about celiac for many years, but have not asked about thyroid until now. Most people know that they've been screened, and one-quarter showed that they had a thyroid disorder.
If you're among the 21% that hasn't been screened or isn't sure, this is worth mentioning to your diabetes team during your next clinic visit.
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Last Updated: Sunday September 07, 2008 11:43:08
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