Table 2—

The prevalence rates of autoimmune thyroiditis in type 1 diabetic patients (probands) and first-degree relatives

nHT: all cases
HT: euthyroid
HT: hypothyroid
Graves disease
Newly diagnosed
Known
%n (M/F)%n (M/F)%n (M/F)%n (M/F)%n (M/F)%n (M/F)
Probands1092729 (19/10)2022 (15/7)67 (4/3)002729 (19/10)00
Relatives screened1002525 (6/19)1717 (5/12)88 (1/7)11 (0/1)2020 (6/14)66 (0/6)*
Relatives interviewed31213 (2/1)NA13 (2/1)0.62 (1/1)NA1.65 (3/2)
Control subjects7811.59 (5/4)11.59 (5/4)000011.59 (5/4)00
  • Data are n or %. Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) diagnosed by high titers of TPO and/or TG. For details see Fig. 1.

  • *

    * Including a mother with Graves disease. NA, not available.