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Recent Forum Posts

  • RAI vs Surgery

    July 30, 2014, 7:02 a.m.

    I'm out of remission and can't tolerate MMI. I'm really scared to have RAI. I am not sure I meet any criteria...

  • Stressed and needing a pep talk ...

    July 30, 2014, 6:40 a.m.

    Thanks Kimmysue, Raspberry and Kimberly for your replies. @ Raspberry - yes, we have national Medicare here,...

  • OD questions--confused

    July 29, 2014, 6:02 p.m.

    Thanks gatorgirly! Great list of questions. I would love the link to your blog. The more I know what to ask...

  • Stressed and needing a pep talk ...

    July 29, 2014, 4:12 p.m.

    Hello – We had Dr. Herbert Benson, who is a pioneer in conducting solid research on mind-body medicine, speak...

  • Stressed and needing a pep talk ...

    July 29, 2014, 2:43 p.m.

    Hi Flora, I am sorry you have gone through so much loss in recent times. I think it makes it doubly hard to...

  • Stressed and needing a pep talk ...

    July 29, 2014, 12:39 p.m.

    I am no doctor and can only tell you my experience and that is stress is a huge trigger for the graves.

  • Stressed and needing a pep talk ...

    July 29, 2014, 12:21 p.m.

    Hi Forum Friends, I have posted before about the troubles we have had in our family over the past couple of...

  • Is there always weight gain after TT? RAI?

    July 29, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

    Tally, I'm really glad the doc is working out for you. At the time I was with him he was closing his...

  • OD questions--confused

    July 29, 2014, 9:15 a.m.

    Shirley can comment on the OD-to-strabismus journey, as she had both. I had OD on both eyes in September...

  • OD questions--confused

    July 28, 2014, 10:47 p.m.

    HI CHRISTY! I'll try to catch up to you tomorrow. JUST beginning to pack for an early flight to Iowa. Shirley

  • OD questions--confused

    July 28, 2014, 8:12 p.m.

    Me again with more questions on this TED journey. Saw the eye doctor today for further eval of need for OD,...

  • new here and just needing some advice

    July 28, 2014, 5:02 p.m.

    Hello and welcome! We are fellow patients here, not doctors, but here are a couple of thoughts… First, it...

  • new here and just needing some advice

    July 28, 2014, 11:45 a.m.

    i have graves disease and i am hyper. i did rai back in 2011 and after i did that a few weeks later i started...

  • RAI

    July 28, 2014, 10:47 a.m.

    Hello - Your best source of information should be the specific instructions given by your local clinic, as...

  • newbie with a questiowith

    July 28, 2014, 10:34 a.m.

    Hello - The studies I've seen put the recurrence rate for partial/subtotal thyroidectomy at around 6-7% and...

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