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The Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation depends on volunteers to to achieve our mission! Volunteers can:

  • Serve as facilitators on our forum, an online support network for patients, friends, and family members.
  • Become "advocates", providing one-on-one assistance in a particular area of expertise (i.e. Graves' and children, Graves' and men, thyroid disease and pregnancy, etc.)
  • Provide leadership for a local support group 
  • Organize a local fundraising event
  • Ensure that local doctors' offices are stocked with information about Graves' Disease and other thyroid-related disorders.

Are you interested in learning more?  Contact us at 877-643-3123 or at info@ngdf.org

Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 10:03 p.m.

    Sandy, I just logged in…was dealing with all of the when AzGravesGuy was active. So a big hello to him!...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 6:13 p.m.

    Thank you all for your help, I have been told I am in between Hashimotos and Graves while I am taking...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 2:19 p.m.

    AZGravesGuy is right. Not a lot of post thyroidectomy people on the boards because they have moved on with...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 1:24 p.m.

    Hi Sandy, I hated my Graves' Disease too. Almost a decade lost to the physical and mental chaos it brought....

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 9:11 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - we have a number of regular posters here who have chosen surgery as their treatment...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 25, 2016, 1:14 a.m.

    Hi, I was diagnosed in 2006- 2007 with Graves Disease, it has been up and down for me since then, however had...

  • On Week 12 and very discouraged

    July 20, 2016, 1:22 p.m.

    Hopefully, your doctor is looking at Free T4 and T3 in making dosing decisions. TSH can remain suppressed for...

  • 3 year old with graves

    July 20, 2016, 1:18 p.m.

    Liz1967 Just one study. Methimazole is not a totally innocuous drug. Agranulocytosis is a bone marrow...

  • Iodine questions

    July 19, 2016, 11:14 p.m.

    When I was first diagnosed with Graves', a well-meaning relative suggested that I take an iodine supplement....

  • Iodine questions

    July 19, 2016, 12:35 p.m.

    Hi and welcome to the forum - you'll find lots of help and good information here. Your question caught my...

  • Iodine questions

    July 19, 2016, 10:47 a.m.

    Hello and welcome, I myself have not been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. However when tested my thyroid...

  • On Week 12 and very discouraged

    July 19, 2016, 5:37 a.m.

    That is very helpful. I am anxious to talk to the dr today. I am feeling very hyper - woke up STARVING! It is...

  • thyroidectomy: what is the rationale and your experience?

    July 19, 2016, 5:28 a.m.

    1. When I was initially diagnosed with Graves' almost 5 years ago, I was leaning toward thyroidectomy because...

  • On Week 12 and very discouraged

    July 18, 2016, 8:19 p.m.

    Oh, so sorry! That TSH must have you feeling miserable! (I think my mood is much worse when my hormone levels...

  • thyroidectomy: what is the rationale and your experience?

    July 18, 2016, 6:01 p.m.

    I had a total thyroidectomy after six months on methimazole. Best decision I ever made. A good surgeon pretty...

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