Altered Thyroid Function and Structure in Obese Children

08:00 EDT 16 Aug 2019 | Medscape

Children and adolescents who are overweight or obese often show altered thyroid function and structure. Can losing weight reverse these changes?
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

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