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thyroid cancer and diabetes

From: tracey - 8 years 17 weeks ago

i was wondering if any one could tell me since i have thyroid cancer and it has been removed. can i also get diabetes becasue it has been removed

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I don't believe so. Your pancreas is responsible for insulin supply & is not influenced directly by the thyroid. I would say that the larger influences would be family history & weight.

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Both diabetes and thyroid disorders involve a dysfunction of the endocrine system, which is a group of glands that help regulate various aspects of the body's metabolism and essential biological functions...
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