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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sages & Scientists

    Aug. 28, 2014

    The Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation was honored to be a part of The Chopra Foundation's 2014 "Sages & Scientists" event held August 22-24 in Carlsbad, CA.  This is an annual event that brings together presenters from a variety of disciplines, including science, industry, the arts, complementary medicine, and the nonprofit world.  Entertainment was provided by a number of talented artists, including Sia and Emily King.

    Pictured top left (l-r):  GDATF Board Co-Chairs Steve & Kathleen Flynn ...

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