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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Thyroid and Tryglceride Problems
My husband was just diagnosed with a slow acting thyroid and also his tryglceride level is elevated to 258. I am so concerned because he lost his right lung to a malpractice case and he smokes 2 or more packs a day. He is very depressed and I am afraid he will die. Also his fasting blood sugar was 169. He is only 48 and he is very inactive due to COPD and now this.
I don't really see a question, although agreeing with what you just mentioned, he needs to be evaluated by his physicians in order to address each of these issues.
Marzieh Salehi, MD
Assistant Professor of Endocrinology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati