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Do you have a question about thyroid surgery? The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) will hold its annual meeting April 2-4 in Orlando, FL, and attendees will be answering selected patient questions on video! Please use this link to send us your questions!
The AAES also has an excellent website with information for patients on thyroid dysfunction as well as diseases of the parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, and neuroendocrine system. Please click here to view!
Would you be interested in attending a support group meeting in Orlando, FL or Austin TX? If so, please use this link to contact us with your preferred timing and any suggestions for a location!
The Orlando, FL meeting would be sometime between March 31st & April 3rd; the Austin, TX meeting would be on May 4th or May 5th.
Once we determine if there is interest, we will work to find a time/location that works for the majority.
Note: These locations were selected because the GDATF will exhibiting at physician meetings for the American Thyroid Association (Orlando), American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (Orlando), and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (Austin). If you are interested in leading a support group meeting in your own community, please use the above link to let us know!
If you are currently taking medication for hypothyroidism (Synthroid, Tirosint, levothyroxine, Armour, Cytomel, etc.), PLEASE take a few minutes to complete this survey from our friends at the American Thyroid Association. The results will be discussed at a spring symposium hosted by the ATA: "Hypothyroidism: Where Are We Now?" http://www.thyroid.org/association-hypothyroidism-treatment/
A doctoral student at Widener University is doing research on Graves' disease and neuropsychiatric symptoms - if you have a few minutes, please check out the details below and participate if you can!
Did you know that your regular online shopping can help the GDATF fund its patient education and support programs? By purchasing through one of the following channels, online retailers will donate a portion of proceeds to the Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation - at no cost to you!
Amazon Smile Program