A young woman with fluctuating hypo- and hyperthyroidism
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    Adult onset diabetes with hypo to hyperthyroidism

    A 39-year diabetic, for six months had primary hypothyroidism three years ago, normalized with thyroxine. Seventeen months later he was hyperthyroid, reversed by carbimazole (30 mg/d) and recurred on stopping. His thyroid microsomal antibody was positive (1:25,600).

    Thyroid disorders were present in 6.9% adult diabetics in Edinburgh (1). Type 2 diabetes was seen in 7.6% patients with Grave’s thyrotoxicosis in Ja...

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