Should subclinical hypothyroidism in elderly patients be treated?

Meneilly, Graydon S.
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p633
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in elderly patients. Reference to study by J. Gussekloo et al, published in the 2004 issue of the "Journal of American Medical Association"; Background of subclinical hypothyroidism; Association between subclinical or overt hypothyroidism and lessened physical function, depressive symptoms or cognitive loss.


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