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From India:

Can the overstimulation of beta cells or overexposure of insulin to target cells as a result of insulin resistance spark an autoimmune response against beta cells meant to decrease insulin's overexposure? If possible, can it also simultaneously cause hypothyroidism?


I am not sure, but my first response is a likely no. I do not think this example has been proven.


Original posting 16 Mar 2009
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