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ea0029p1658 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ICEECE2012

Autoimmune thyroid disease and cardiovascular risk factors

Neves C. , Esteves C. , Pereira M. , Dias C. , Palmares C. , Sokhatska O. , Carvalho D. , Delgado L. , Medina J.

Aims: To examine whether GravesÂ’ disease (GD) and Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) are associated with insulin resistance (IR) and other cardiovascular risk factors. Patients and methods: We analyzed 479 patients with autoimmune thyroid disease, 354 (74%) with HT and 126 (26%) with GD, 94% woman, with a mean age of 46±16 years. The patients in both groups were properly treated in order to normalize TSH, FT3 and FT4 levels. We recorded thyroid function...