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ea0020p97 | Thyroid | ECE2009

Frequency of metabolic syndrome in hypothyroid patients

Ganidagli Sencer , Erdogan Mehmet , Kosenli Aybike , Kulaksizoglu Mustafa , Solmaz Soner , Sokmen Nebi , Canataroglu Abdullah

Objective: One of the common features of hypothyroidism is weight gain or failure to lose weight. Also bradycardia and mild hypertension can be seen. Impact of thyroid hormone deficiency on glucose and insulin metabolism is not fully understood. Thyroid hormones play role in lipid synthesis, metabolism and mobilization. Metabolic syndrome is a state which most features of hypothyroidism can be seen. Our aim is to investigate the frequency of metabolic syndrome in hypothyroid p...