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Patient Advocate and Administrative Assistant

Graves' Disease and Thryoid Foundation
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067

Telephone: (877) 643-3123
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Recent Forum Posts

  • Carb Intolerance

    June 29, 2015, 8:24 p.m.

    hi sue,i have to watch my carbs too.the more refined flour is the more tired and lumpy i feel.ive been...

  • Pinpoint of Light?

    June 29, 2015, 7:45 p.m.

    Has anybody had this? Dont know if its GD or TED related.I have graves and Ted.Had RAI 20 Years ago.Ive had...

  • Carb Intolerance

    June 29, 2015, 7:26 p.m.

    I have just had labs returned a month ago with seriously ramped up glucose. I was diagnosed with Graves in...

  • orbital decompression surgery

    June 29, 2015, 7:12 p.m.

    Laura, this past May I clocked a reading of 126 mg/dL for glucose. I understand that's the upper limit of pre...

  • Peripheral neuropathy and leg cramps

    June 29, 2015, 6:58 p.m.

    Thanks, Kimberly. I haven't been back to the forum for awhile. I had an A1C at 6.0 in May and have been...

  • TED - treatments?

    June 29, 2015, 6:46 p.m.

    My doc advised me in 1998 that there was an outside chance that irradiating my glad could result in thyroid...

  • Share your Success Story!

    June 29, 2015, 9:02 a.m.

    Hi guys and gals, I have been on an even keel for a year and 3 months now. Was diagnosed in July 2013, had...

  • Share your Success Story!

    June 29, 2015, 6:29 a.m.

    Thanks Shirley!…I appreciate it. I followed many of your posts when I joined this forum and always...

  • Double Vision

    June 29, 2015, 4:10 a.m.

    Hello Liz1967 – I am new to this forum, and not sure how to participate. I read your post about the...

  • Share your Success Story!

    June 27, 2015, 7:07 p.m.

    Hi James, I am so glad you are doing so well! Maybe you WILL go into remission! That would be great. It is...

  • Share your Success Story!

    June 26, 2015, 6:52 p.m.

    Hi All, It's been a year since I've checked in and happen to see this post. I haven't reached the light at...

  • Double Vision

    June 26, 2015, 3:41 p.m.

    If your diplopia worsens after you have ground in prisms, you can always stick a 2or3 prism diopter Fresnel...

  • Double Vision

    June 26, 2015, 6:26 a.m.

    Liz1967 I also had the press on Fresnel prism on my glasses but it does decrease your visual acuity. The...

  • Share your Success Story!

    June 22, 2015, 1:33 p.m.

    Great idea, Flora! Hopefully, some of our former posters will stop by and check in on this thread!

  • Anyone out there who has had IV steroids more than once? Left eye for vision loss 2012. 2015 all over again in my right eye.

    June 20, 2015, 7:05 a.m.

    Laura, sorry you are having a recurrence. That is something all of us with the eye disease really fear. I had...

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