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The Hashtag Initiative (#GreaterThanGraves)

May 13, 2014

It’s time to show the world that you are #GreaterThanGraves with our new Hashtag initiative! Sharing your successes via social media will not only help raise awareness of Graves’ disease, but will also provide inspiration and hope to newly diagnosed patients in our Graves’ community! Interested?  For more info, please read this blog post from Greater Than Graves’ organizer Michaela Cui.

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  • The Hashtag Initiative (#GreaterThanGraves)

    May 13, 2014

    It’s time to show the world that you are #GreaterThanGraves with our new Hashtag initiative! Sharing your successes via social media will not only help raise awareness of Graves’ disease, but will also provide inspiration and hope to newly diagnosed patients in our Graves’ community! Interested?  For more info, please read this blog post from Greater Than Graves’ organizer Michaela Cui.

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  • Kids and Graves' Disease - Special Seminar for Parents

    Nov. 22, 2014

    Do you have a child who has been diagnosed with Graves' disease?  Please save the date for Saturday, November 22nd in Philadelphia, PA!  A special program on Children & Graves' disease will be presented by the GDATF & The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Please click here to register!

    This is a wonderful opportunity to get the latest information on treatment options and to connect with fellow parents.  This event is FREE, but advance registration is required ...

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  • New Survey on Graves' Disease - Please Participate!

    Oct. 18, 2013

    In 1992, the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation (back then called the National Graves' Disease Foundation) participated in a landmark survey regarding emotional and behavioral complaints and Graves' disease. The results of the survey study, which were published in 1996 in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, increased the awareness of the medical community to the neuropsychiatric symptomatology associated with Graves’ disease. The GDATF is honored to participate in a follow-up to this survey to ...

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  • Recent News

  • Recent Forum Posts

  • Other conditions possibly coexsting with Graves'

    July 22, 2014, 6:14 p.m.

    Hello and welcome! This is one of the better pieces that I've seen on Graves'/Hashi's and related autoimmune...

  • Other conditions possibly coexsting with Graves'

    July 22, 2014, 3:53 p.m.

    Hello fellow Gravesters, I was finally diagnosed with Grave's last year, but believe that I have been dealing...

  • Peripheral neuropathy and leg cramps

    July 22, 2014, 10:51 a.m.

    Hello - I do know of one other patient who experienced peripheral neuropathy at the onset of Graves', but I...

  • Is there always weight gain after TT? RAI?

    July 22, 2014, 10:47 a.m.

    JEH PS Do you guys all have to read your posts over to be sure they make sense? I do. Guess it's part of the...

  • Peripheral neuropathy and leg cramps

    July 22, 2014, 9:33 a.m.

    So there are two symptoms I have been dealing with since even before I was diagnosed with GD. The PN causes...

  • Is there always weight gain after TT? RAI?

    July 22, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

    So I went off all my thyroid meds in 2006 at the recommendation of new endo. Heart rate and BP remained...

  • Loss of appetite after RAI?

    July 22, 2014, 7:08 a.m.

    Hi Michaela, With me it's just the other way around. I had RAI in July 2013, and ever since I haven't seen a...

  • Question about TED surgery

    July 21, 2014, 4:42 p.m.

    Hello - I'm not familiar with that procedure, but hopefully, you will see some other responses. I did find...

  • Question about TED surgery

    July 21, 2014, 12:41 p.m.

    Hi. I was diagnosed with Graves in September 2011 and TED in June 2012. I underwent 10 radiation treatments...

  • Loss of appetite after RAI?

    July 21, 2014, 10:44 a.m.

    Hello - Hopefully, others who have had RAI will chime in here, but I do not recall hearing this as a common...

  • Does weight loss affect dosage?

    July 21, 2014, 10:39 a.m.

    Hello - Weight is a factor in making the initial estimate of thyroid replacement hormone, although a recent...

  • Loss of appetite after RAI?

    July 20, 2014, 12:53 p.m.

    I don't know if this has to do with treating Graves in general, or happens after RAI, but I did RAI slightly...

  • Is there always weight gain after TT? RAI?

    July 19, 2014, 7:06 p.m.

    Hi JEH< Soooo…when we have Graves' all of us begin with an ATD, anti thyroid drug, to decrease our...

  • Is there always weight gain after TT? RAI?

    July 19, 2014, 3:53 p.m.

    Thank you so much Shirley. I thought TT meant thyroid treatment verses radiation or surgery. Opps. Although...

  • Dual Diagnosis

    July 19, 2014, 3:45 p.m.

    I remember hearing all of my life about my paternal grandmother (who was a centenarian when she passed in...

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