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PREVALENCE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM DISORDER AMONG TYPE 2 DIABETES PATIENT AT DIABETES AND ENDOCRINE SPECIALIST CENTER, PRINCE MANSOUR MILITARY HOSPITAL FOR COMMUNITY IN TAIF, SAUDI ARABIA
*Dr. Ayman A. Atalla
Objectives: To provide a current estimate of the prevalence of hypothyroidism disorder among Type 2 Diabetics patients and the complications of Type 2 Diabetes associated with hypothyroidism disorder among patients attending diabetes and endocrine specialist center, Prince Mansour military hospital for community in Taif, Saudi Arabia. Methods: An observation cross-sectional study, was conducted on 199 (… male and … female type 2 diabetic patient) using a questionnaire filled by interviewing them. They are attending diabetes and endocrine specialist center, in Taif, Saudi Arabia, between December 2021 – February 2022. Results: Approximately 24.83% of Type 2 Diabetics patients were having hypothyroidism disorder. 21.60% of female gender were having hypothyroidism which consider as a significant risk factor for hypothyroidism. Neuropathy, Eye Disease, Foot Disease, Renal Disease, Cardiac or Vascular Disease and Hyperlipidemia were complications of Type 2 Diabetes associated with hypothyroidism. Conclusions: Health professionals need to be aware of high prevalence of hypothyroidism among Type 2 diabetics patients and its associated complications. A new recommendation should be carried out for hypothyroidism screening among Type 2 diabetics patients.[Full Text Article]