Life expectancy is unaffected by thyroid function parameters in euthyroid subjects: The PREVEND cohort study

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      • Low-normal thyroid function within the euthyroid range may impact on health.
      • Whether differences in TSH, FT4 and FT3 influence life expectancy is unknown.
      • 2431 euthyroid subjects were followed for 13 years; 218 subjects died.
      • Life expectancy did not vary according to tertiles of TSH, FT4 and FT3.
      • Low-normal thyroid function does not influence life expectancy in euthyroid subjects.


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