Thyroid Research and Practice

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12--14

Prevalence of hypothyroidism in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus in Haryana, Northern India


Sanjay Kalra1, Bharti Kalra1, Girish Chatley2 
1 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and B.R.I.D.E, Karnal, India
2 Department of Surgery, Uttam Clinic, Karnal, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Kalra
Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and B.R.I.D.E, Karnal
India

Objectives: This paper describes the prevalence of hypothyroidism, in young children and adolescents, aged less than 18 years, with type 1 diabetes mellitus, in northern India. Materials and Methods: Seventy patients (23 female, 47 male) were screened for hypothyroidism, using serum TSH, as part of a detailed assessment of the clinical profile of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in an endocrine centre located in Haryana, northern India. Results: Seven girls were found to have hypothyroidism of varying degree, and two boys had subclinical hypothyroidism. Conclusion: Thus, hypothyroidism is found to be a frequent association with type 1 diabetes mellitus in northern India.


How to cite this article:
Kalra S, Kalra B, Chatley G. Prevalence of hypothyroidism in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus in Haryana, Northern India.Thyroid Res Pract 2012;9:12-14


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Kalra S, Kalra B, Chatley G. Prevalence of hypothyroidism in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus in Haryana, Northern India. Thyroid Res Pract [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Aug 10 ];9:12-14
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