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Table 1—

Clinical characteristics of patients with type 1 diabetes with and without hypothyroidism

With hypothyroidismWithout hypothyroidism
n 18 40 
Sex (M/F) 5/13 21/19 
BMI (kg/m224 ± 1 22 ± 0.3 
TSH (mU/l) 8 ± 1 1.9 ± 0.2 
TPO antibodies [n (%)] 13 (72) 5 (13)* 
Age, diabetes onset (years) 18 ± 2 16 ± 1 
Age, hypothyroidism (years) 29 ± 3 — 
Time between onset of diabetes and hypothyroidism (years) 8 ± 4 — 
With hypothyroidismWithout hypothyroidism
n 18 40 
Sex (M/F) 5/13 21/19 
BMI (kg/m224 ± 1 22 ± 0.3 
TSH (mU/l) 8 ± 1 1.9 ± 0.2 
TPO antibodies [n (%)] 13 (72) 5 (13)* 
Age, diabetes onset (years) 18 ± 2 16 ± 1 
Age, hypothyroidism (years) 29 ± 3 — 
Time between onset of diabetes and hypothyroidism (years) 8 ± 4 — 

Data are mean ± SE.

*

P < 0.01.

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