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Link Between LADA, TA and Diabetes Complications

Microangiopathic complications in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: relationship with thyroid autoimmunity by Aura Reghina et el; Endocrine Abstracts (2015) 37 EP431 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.37.EP431

Background: Patients with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) are a clinically, immunologically, genetically heterogeneous group and the presence of thyroid autoimmunity (TA) appears to contribute to his heterogeneity…

Conclusions: Except diabetic nephropathy, the presence of TA in patients with LADA has determined a significantly higher prevalence of microangiopathic complications.

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Just came across your post. I’m in LADA category and am on a thyroid med as well as having vitilogo. Thanks for posting - will read the link even though it sounds like more bad news…