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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

  • Hi - RAI update in UK.

    Oct. 25, 2014, 12:37 a.m.

    Over here on the other side of the pond things went downhill right on the 14th day post RAI. I had sweats,...

  • Question about orbital decompression

    Oct. 24, 2014, 11:25 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! I don't think the exact mechanism that connect smoking and TED is well understood, but it...

  • Question about orbital decompression

    Oct. 23, 2014, 9:54 p.m.

    Hi all, I am ready to have this surgery. I had a catscan and the doctor called me tonight. I had RAI in 1999....

  • Surgery and thyroid levels

    Oct. 23, 2014, 9:18 a.m.

    Hello - I'm more familiar with a risk of hyperthyroidism and thyroid storm associated with surgery, rather...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Oct. 23, 2014, 9:14 a.m.

    Hello - If you know you are feeling hypo symptoms, definitely call your doctor's office and ask for a quicker...

  • Surgery and thyroid levels

    Oct. 22, 2014, 4:25 p.m.

    Hi, My thyroid levels have dropped again. I was feeling so well mid-July through mid-September with both FT4...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Oct. 22, 2014, 3:02 p.m.

    Hi you all, well its been a couple of days.so far im getting improv connypieement with the new glasses,was...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 11:12 a.m.

    connypie Hello Everybody, i went for my first vision therapy.but before i paid all that money out of...

  • Graves, Shingles and now this?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 11:03 a.m.

    Oh, no…sorry to hear about this latest development. Wishing you all the best!

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 10 a.m.

    Hi Connypie, I'm glad your new glasses are helping you. I need new one's too but I have to save up some more...

  • Graves, Shingles and now this?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 9:48 a.m.

    Hey Connypie, You're right! I noticed the other day that if I wait too long to take the Ibuprofen the pain...

  • Puzzling Symptoms?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 8:15 a.m.

    Hello Everybody, i went for my first vision therapy.but before i paid all that money out of pocket,i spoke to...

  • Graves, Shingles and now this?

    Oct. 20, 2014, 7:51 a.m.

    Hi Barbra, yeah isnt life grand!im going trough a bad spell right now too.i hope youre feeling better soon.if...

  • Hyperthyroidism/Graves Disease

    Oct. 19, 2014, 8:40 a.m.

    So glad you found this forum. It has been quite helpful for me. There is a string of posts going by several...

  • Graves, Shingles and now this?

    Oct. 18, 2014, 7:31 a.m.

    Hi Everyone, Quick recap: diagnosed with Graves in 2013, had RAI in July that year, started Levo in August...

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