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The Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi Community based Hospital a Retrospective Single Centre Study

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  • Khalid S Aljabri
  • Samia A Bokhari
  • Muneera A Alshareef
  • Patan M Khan
  • Abdulla M Mallosho
  • Hesham M AbuElsaoud
  • Mohammad M Jalal
  • Rania F Safwat
  • Rehab El Boraie

    (Department of Endocrinology, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

  • Nawaf K Aljabri

    (Department of Laboratory, Haffr albatin, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

  • Bandari K Aljabri

    (College of medicine, Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Abstract

The association between diabetes and thyroid dysfunction were studied. To estimate retrospectively the frequency of hypothyroidism in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in Saudi community-based hospital. We analyzed retrospectively 3760 participants whom are between the age 20 to 98 years. All patients were from the population of the Primary health centre at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. All data were collected on the basis of a review of electronic medical data. Patients with TSH above the normal range of TSH for our laboratory reference (4.2 MIU/L, history of hypothyroidism and taking thyroid replacement therapy were included. Patient who are pregnant were excluded.

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  • Khalid S Aljabri & Samia A Bokhari & Muneera A Alshareef & Patan M Khan & Abdulla M Mallosho & Hesham M AbuElsaoud & Mohammad M Jalal & Rania F Safwat & Rehab El Boraie & Nawaf K Aljabri & Bandari K A, 2018. "The Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Saudi Community based Hospital a Retrospective Single Centre Study," Archives Of Diabetes & Obesity, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 2(1), pages 104-108, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:oajado:v:2:y:2018:i:1:p:104-108
    DOI: 10.32474/ADO.2018.02.000126
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