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Re: [IP] lab tests



Our daughter (13) is the one with diabetes, so far no hypothyroidism. 
But, both my husband and father-in-law are are synthroid. It would be 
interested to see statistics of the incidence of hyposthyroidism in 
relatives of Type 1's.

Kay

email @ redacted wrote:

>Siera:
>    Two additional notes - I recall reading that up to 40% of females with 
>diabetes will also develop thryoid conditions...and also interestingly, I was 
>once in a childrenwithdiabetes.com Parents chat room, and 7 out of 10 moms 
>participating had hypothyroidism ( myself included). Since blood is being 
>drawn anyway, it's a "no-brainer" for a doctor to also be monitoring thyroid 
>functions on a regular basis.
>Regards
>Renee (pump mom to Melissa)
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