ea0065p438 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019
Shah Vinit Kirankumar
, Condurache Dorina
Graves disease is a common autoimmune disease causing hyperthyroidism. Thyroid has a catabolic effect on carbohydrate metabolism especially in the hyperthyroid state. We describe a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis in a patient with type II diabetes on insulin, with no previous thyroid history. An 83 year old woman with type 2 diabetes on biphasic insulin presented with symptoms of polyuria, polydipsia and fatigue. She was tachycardic and tachypneic but normotensive an...