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Question:

From Chester, California, USA:

My 17 year old daughter, diagnosed with diabetes at age four, has recently noticed that her hair has become dry and unhealthy. I don't know whether it can be attributed to diabetes or not, but I was thinking maybe she needs to be on a good multi-vitamin anyway. I was wondering if you could recommend the right one for a diabetic teen.

Answer:

Get her thyroid checked. Underactive thyroid is commonly associated with diabetes and is easily treated.

KJR

DTQ-20010206000928
Original posting 18 Apr 2001
Posted to Thyroid

  
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