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      Oct. 30, 2014, 8:59 a.m.

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      Oct. 30, 2014, 8:49 a.m.

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    • Hypo and Hyper at the same time...sigh

      Oct. 27, 2014, 9:03 p.m.

      Thanks Yes, a second opinion is what I need. My Endo even recommended it. My T3/4 is low based on the lab...

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    • Hypo and Hyper at the same time...sigh

      Oct. 27, 2014, 7:21 a.m.

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    • Hypo and Hyper at the same time...sigh

      Oct. 26, 2014, 6:05 p.m.

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