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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

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 6:58 p.m.

    Yes, I pretty much have eaten the same for decades, that's why when I DID try something brand new to me and...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 6:11 p.m.

    Nope. I have had LOTS of eye issues, but not this one! Itching is as bad as pain. Darn, sorry this is...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:44 p.m.

    I know there have been a lot of posts and threads about puffy eyelids, but has anyone had their upper eyelids...

  • Graves and now period of a fib

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:44 p.m.

    Stacy. (reply to wilson below too) and brondack! wow. with that opinion, that is confusing and tough!! IF you...

  • Graves' and TED - Status update

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:33 p.m.

    Hi all, Apologies for the infrequent posting. Life, Graves' and TED moving along at light speed. I am still a...

  • Trying to find the sweet spot after TT

    Sept. 16, 2014, 10:20 a.m.

    Hi all - Most doctors do prefer to prescribe a brand name replacement hormone (Synthroid, Tirosint, etc.)....

  • pregnant with graves, ft4 shot up

    Sept. 16, 2014, 10:15 a.m.

    Hello – We do have a number of posters here who have had successful pregnancies while taking anti-thyroid...

  • Hi I`m a newbie and would really appreciate some advice.

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:59 a.m.

    Thanks for the update! One issue to keep tabs on post-RAI is to make sure that your doctor is looking at Free...

  • OD is done!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:55 a.m.

    I would take “better than expected” as great news. Take care - and keep us posted!

  • Graves and now period of a fib

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:53 a.m.

    Hello - This is way out of my area of expertise, but perhaps a 2nd (or 3rd?) opinion would give you some...

  • Finally scheduled for OD surgery!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:51 a.m.

    Hello - Your first post had to be approved by a moderator before it went live; it's now been approved. We...

  • 3 year old with graves

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:47 a.m.

    Hello - Agree with Shirley…this is not something I've seen associated with Graves', although of course...

  • Trying to find the sweet spot after TT

    Sept. 16, 2014, 7:13 a.m.

    Hi Sara. We have similar problems (and similar threads) going at the same time. I had my TT in July of 2013...

  • I lower my Levo and my TSH drops even MORE!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 7 a.m.

    Hi Shirley. Baffling and frustrating, isn't it? Everything we know and read says that if you lower your Levo...

  • pregnant with graves, ft4 shot up

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:28 a.m.

    Hello, I have not been on here before but i am glad i have came across your site today when researching my...

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