Patients with subclinical hypothyroidism who take statins have an increased risk of developing diabetes.
A patient, Ms. B., was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago.
The biguanide metformin was associated with a 55% increased risk of low TSH levels in patients with hypothyroidism when compared with sulfonylurea use.
Can a patient with new-onset hypothyroidism be started on levothyroxine 50 µg/day without endocrine referral?
What is the preferred thyroid management for a woman aged 34 years who presents with an enlarged thyroid, no nodules and irregular menstrual periods for the past six months?