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Board of Directors



Kathleen Bell Flynn, Co-Chairman 

Steve Flynn, Co-Chairman & Secretary

Terry Smith, M.D., Chief Medical & Scientific Officer

Nancy H. Patterson, PhD., Founder Emeritus

Nicole McDonald, MD, Director

Noel Rose, MD, Director

Lawrence C. Wood, MD, Director

Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • Understanding Graves Disease Results

    March 27, 2015, 5:02 p.m.

    Oh my word…… can we chalk that up to Graves brain? This poor woman comes on here asking to have...

  • Understanding Graves Disease Results

    March 27, 2015, 4:18 p.m.

    Hi Sue - This was a diagnosis of Graves' disease. Always nice to “see” you, though!

  • Understanding Graves Disease Results

    March 27, 2015, 12:31 p.m.

    Hello, sorry about the diagnosis but glad you found us. I'm curious….. how did you get a diagnosis of...

  • Understanding Graves Disease Results

    March 27, 2015, 10:17 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! All lab results are formatted a little differently, but yes, the “value”...

  • Understanding Graves Disease Results

    March 26, 2015, 3:18 p.m.

    I received a potential Graves Disease diagnosis last week. Tonight, I received the confirmation from the Dr's...

  • hypo husband?

    March 26, 2015, 9:13 a.m.

    Hello - Obviously we're not docs here, but if a patient is symptomatic *and* out of range, it seems like the...

  • How long for muscles to heal and rebuild?

    March 26, 2015, 9:08 a.m.

    Hello - When it comes to lab work, *you* are the customer! The lab should run whatever your doctor requests....

  • hypo husband?

    March 26, 2015, 7:59 a.m.

    i have a question,my husband has been taking levo for about 10 years,he has underactive thyroid.4 month ago...

  • Managing stress and diet

    March 26, 2015, 7:38 a.m.

    hi,, that sounds so like me 20 years ago.stomach issues,always tired ect ect.this is what helped...

  • How long for muscles to heal and rebuild?

    March 26, 2015, 7:30 a.m.

    Thanks, Kimberly - like you, I hope others with shifting levels, whether due to dose changes in their ATDs or...

  • Just needed to vent

    March 25, 2015, 6:24 a.m.

    Hi Kimberly, I am finally regaining weight. I was considering scheduling a appointment with my endo, but this...

  • feeling miserable--hypo after RAI

    March 24, 2015, 3:13 p.m.

    Hello! I just saw your post and sure hope you come back. Your story was EERILY similar to mine….the...

  • feeling miserable--hypo after RAI

    March 24, 2015, 1:27 p.m.

    Hello - Thyroid eye disease is a separate issue that tends to run its own course. Hopefully, you are seeing...

  • feeling miserable--hypo after RAI

    March 24, 2015, 9:35 a.m.

    Thank you so much for the advice! I will definitely follow up with my primary for the specifics on the tests....

  • Today I was told I have Graves Disease and feel lost

    March 24, 2015, 9:29 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - I'm sorry you are going through this, but glad that you found us. First, did your doctor...

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