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Volunteer with Us

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

  • Success with diet changes?

    Oct. 8, 2015, 6:32 p.m.

    My experience is that diet should be what you like to eat, as long as you are already eating a healthy diet....

  • TENTATIVE - Support Group Meeting in Las Vegas, NV

    Oct. 7, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

    Hi all - The GDATF is hoping to host a support group meeting in Las Vegas on Thursday, November 12th in...

  • daughters thyroid issues

    Oct. 7, 2015, 7:08 a.m.

    Vicky, I was able to reach the specialist at the University of Michigan. I will see her at the meeting in...

  • Remission

    Oct. 6, 2015, noon

    Hello - “Remission” is often defined by doctors as a period of one year or more with no meds, where your...

  • Success with diet changes?

    Oct. 6, 2015, 11:55 a.m.

    Hello - Hopefully others will chime in with their experiences. Personally, I did a fairly strict diet for the...

  • Remission

    Oct. 6, 2015, 12:18 a.m.

    I was diagnosed with Graves in 2010 and have been on Tapazole ever since. How do I know if I'm in remission....

  • Another #greaterthangraves story

    Oct. 5, 2015, 5:51 p.m.

    Love reading this. It gives me hope. For many years I was a runner, completing many 5Ks a smattering of 10Ks...

  • Success with diet changes?

    Oct. 5, 2015, 5:46 p.m.

    Almost 2 years post diagnosis, I am nearing the decision to have thyroidectomy, but need to wait until after...

  • Another #greaterthangraves story

    Oct. 1, 2015, 12:02 p.m.

    Triple congratulations You are an inspiration!

  • daughters thyroid issues

    Oct. 1, 2015, 9:06 a.m.

    Vicky, I just sent you a private message. Your daughter needs an endocrinologist who SPEIALIZES in thyroid...

  • Another #greaterthangraves story

    Sept. 30, 2015, 6:14 p.m.

    Adding my Congratulations, too - amazing achievement! Good of you to check back in here, with such...

  • to have ablation treatment?

    Sept. 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    I had a total thyroidectomy because I also have the eye disease and the vast majority of docs will not do RAI...

  • to have ablation treatment?

    Sept. 29, 2015, 12:52 p.m.

    Hi Debbo, I am an infrequent poster but just posted an update today, so go ahead and read it. I had RAI...

  • Things my Forum Friends have taught me ...

    Sept. 29, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

    Hi everyone! Nancy, you are so right, most of the people who search the Internet about info on Graves, and...

  • to have ablation treatment?

    Sept. 29, 2015, 12:18 p.m.

    hi I have noticed quite a few views to my topic/question but no RAI replies. please help as I would really...

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