Many of our patients have low thyroid function, based
on low normal test results and improvement of symptoms with natural thyroid
treatment.A study from the Netherlands
shows that those with low thyroid activity have a 40% chance of developing
prediabetes, which in turn might convert into full-blown diabetes.The answer is to take natural thyroid
medicine as needed and be careful to avoid excessive carbohydrates.
Goggle Dr. Layal Chaker of
the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, reported in Family Practice News,
April 15, 2016, p. 26.