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If I already have hypothyroidism, addison's disease, raynaud's disease and vitiligo is it likely that I will get diabetes also?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

While it is not likely that you will get diabetes, you do have a higher chance of getting diabetes.
There is a condition called "polyglandular syndrome" which include: hashimoto's thyroid disease (hypothyroidism), addison's disease and type 1 diabetes. You already have hypothyroidism and addison's disease, so you should be followed closely for the development of diabetes.

In brief: Yes

While it is not likely that you will get diabetes, you do have a higher chance of getting diabetes.
There is a condition called "polyglandular syndrome" which include: hashimoto's thyroid disease (hypothyroidism), addison's disease and type 1 diabetes. You already have hypothyroidism and addison's disease, so you should be followed closely for the development of diabetes.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

Not necessarily. Getting diabetes depends on many things including family history, eating habits, and toxic load.
Consider finding a good integrative medicine physician to help you out.

In brief: Not necessarily

Not necessarily. Getting diabetes depends on many things including family history, eating habits, and toxic load.
Consider finding a good integrative medicine physician to help you out.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Dr. Su Fairchild
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