hrp0097p1-596 | Thyroid | ESPE2023

Graves Disease - Longer Term Impact on BMI

Kanaskar Suniva , Lane Laura , Ashokkumar Ashmethaa , Bignell Henry , Mohammed Zainab , Boelaert Kristien , Cheetham Timothy , Dias Renuka

Background: Graves’ Disease (GD) is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in children and develops because of stimulation of the thyroid gland by TSH receptor auto-antibodies (TSHR Ab). An increased risk of obesity has been described in both adults and children following initiation of anti-thyroid drug (ATD) therapy but the longer term impact of GD and it’s treatment on physique in children is unclear.Aims:</strong...