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Wake Forest, NC
A 49-year-old female asked:

Mom was insulin diabetic but no known thyroid issues. is there a chance my 2 sisters could have thyroid problems or my 3 daughters like me? genetic ?

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Diabetes & thyroid: Unfortunately diabetes & thyroid disease can be genetic & one person can havE both coditions, the best way is to have you sisters & daughters go for annual physical exam & have them checked for both, unless they develop any symptoms , they should see their doctor ASAP. Good luck

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