De Gustibus. Should we treat them or live them in peace?

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There are certain conditions, such as prediabetes, subclinical hypothyroidism or "low T syndrome" with questionable clinical significance. Should we treat these conditions or ...?

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Grigoriy A. Gerasimov

International Council for Control on Iodine Deficeincy Disorders – Global Network (ICCIDD GN), Ney-York

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