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Altered Thyroid Hormone Metabolism and Impaired Pituitary Thyrotroph Function in Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes & Metabolism Journal 1987;11(1):27-34
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We studied 6 cases of diabetes mellitus who were admitted to Seoul National University Hospital from January 1982 to December 1982, and obtained the following results. 1.The complications were most prevalent in the 6th decade, and the frequency of complications increased accrding to the duration of D.M. 2.Acute metabolic complications showed 2.3% as their frequency. 3.Diabetic retinopathy was diagnosed according to the runduscopic findings and its frequency was 56.1%. 4. Diabetic nephropathy had a frequency of 29.1 3) k14 W+ '44)+ 411-R se.I% 1 x1 Rlw o R a! 4;f4 J "k 4%'1 22w1 + d -4- l 4) k1 d 4+4 6I F 4++ >l }- 29, 1Fo1 d l I )+ >}J 74. 6g 411 ] "pggol 4-) QW !I) gm$4 gg4+ cs sF 1v4 xgw ) k' J J4%+1 .%- Hk 20. 3%443".- 18.4%, 4g4- 28.7gAg l&+ -l, lv 4s"J ]e%1IW. ,") 'k'ld 4-Y-4,< 1841'1'l -4441 8.0Fo-] "'- 'k I "14 xI-"-1 1%- 15441 l I-'l m:olic complications showed 2.3% clF thC-.I'" ".I'r.':CJl.l",,""lC$'. Diabetic retinopa.tby ivas diagnosed according to:he ri:.:;3;:scopic finJings and its frequency was r ri liiabe,tic nephropathy had x frequency of 29.1% and diabetic retinopathy was combined in 74. 6% of the patents with nephropathy. 5. Diabetic neuropathy showed 45.5% as their frequency and peripheral polyneuropathy was the most among them. 6, The frequency of infection was 28. 7% and that of macrovascular complication 18. 4%. 7. Diabetic foot lesion had a frequeney of 8. 0% and peripheral polyneuropathy was combined in 83.3% of the patients with the foot lesion. 8. Most of the diabetic complicaions were increased in regard to previous results.

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    Altered Thyroid Hormone Metabolism and Impaired Pituitary Thyrotroph Function in Diabetes Mellitus
    Korean Diabetes J. 1987;11(1):27-34.
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