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Achard Thiers Syndrome


Synonyms of Achard Thiers Syndrome
  • Diabetic Bearded Woman Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Achard-Thiers syndrome is a rare disorder that occurs primarily in postmenopausal women and is characterized by type 2 (insulin-resistant) diabetes mellitus and signs of androgen excess. The exact cause of this syndrome is unknown.

    Organizations related to Achard Thiers Syndrome
    • American Diabetes Association
      National Call Center
      Alexandria VA 22311
      Phone #: 703-549-1500
      800 #: 800-342-2383
      e-mail: askADA@diabetes.org
      Home page: http://www.diabetes.org
    • NIH/National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Diseases
      Endocrine Diseases Metabolic Diseases Branch
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: --
      e-mail: NDDIC@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
    • National Adrenal Diseases Foundation
      505 Northern Boulevard
      Great Neck NY 11021
      Phone #: 516-487-4992
      800 #: --
      e-mail: NADFmail@aol.com
      Home page: http://www.medhelp.org/nadf



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