hrp0084p3-632 | Autoimmune | ESPE2015

Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity in Children with Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Niechcial Elzbieta , Skowronska Bogda , Gertig-Kolasa Anna , Krzysko Izabela , Stankiewicz Witold , Michalak Michal , Fichna Piotr

Background: Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) are at a high risk of having other autoimmunological diseases. The most common coexisting disease is autoimmune thyroiditis, which is diagnosed in 15–30% diabetic patients. The incidence of the disease depends on the age, sex, and duration of T1DM.Aims and objectives: This study aims to assess the prevalence of anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies and anti-thyroglobulin antibodies in children with newly...