Effects of thyroid autoimmunity on abdominal obesity and hyperlipidaemia


Tamer G., Mert M., Tamer İ., MESCİ B., Kilic D., Arik S.

ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA, vol.62, no.5, pp.421-428, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.421-428

Abstract

Background: Thyroid autoimmunity has been suggested as a risk factor for atherosclerosis independent of thyroid function in several studies. The aim of this study was to investigate whether thyroid autoimmunity had any effect on hyperlipidaemia, obesity and abdominal obesity independent of thyroid function.