I have type 1 diabetes and hashimotos. There is a strong relationship between various autoimmune diseases - especially between Type 1 diabetes, autoimmune thyroid conditions, celiacs disease, etc. But I'm not sure how strong the link is between Type 2 diabetes and hashimotos. Hashimotos can result in an underactive thyroid, which can result in weight gain. And if you have a family history of Type 2 diabetes, then gaining weigh would increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Keep weight in check and thyroid levels (TSH) in the normal range and you can decrease your risk of developing T2 diabetes. Hope this helps.
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