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Who gets hashimoto's disease in us?

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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Anyone

It runs in families along with other autoimmune problems.
It is more frequent as you age. 20% of women on medicare have decreased thyroid reserve or frank hypothyroidism and 85% of the time it is due to hashimoto's.

In brief: Anyone

It runs in families along with other autoimmune problems.
It is more frequent as you age. 20% of women on medicare have decreased thyroid reserve or frank hypothyroidism and 85% of the time it is due to hashimoto's.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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