Is there a relationship between TSH levels and diabetic retinopathy in the Caucasian population?

ArticleinDiabetes research and clinical practice 97(3):e45-7 · June 2012with22 Reads
Impact Factor: 2.54 · DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.05.015 · Source: PubMed


    A retrospective study was performed to investigate whether the relationship between subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) reported in Asiatic type 2 diabetic populations also occurs in the Caucasian population. We could not find any relationship between either TSH levels or the presence of SCH and DR.