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Patient Advocate and Administrative Assistant
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Graves' Disease and Thryoid Foundation
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067

Telephone: (877) 643-3123
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Recent Forum Posts

  • Switching doctors, preparing for appt.

    Jan. 10, 2019, 5:23 a.m.

    I am managed by my internist and her nurse practitioner. Basically, you are dosed by your lab results so once...

  • Switching doctors, preparing for appt.

    Jan. 9, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

    I was diagnosed with Graves last spring following a referral to an endocrinologist. She recommended RAI, and...

  • Levothyroxine absorption

    Jan. 7, 2019, 6:08 a.m.

    Thanks, this is an interesting read! Last year, the FDA approved a liquid version of Tirosint that could...

  • Levothyroxine absorption

    Jan. 7, 2019, 4 a.m.

    I just found this study from 2016 about things affecting levothyroxine that result in multiple dose changes....

  • Share your Success Story!

    Dec. 31, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

    Hello and welcome! Thanks for sharing your story. I wonder if you were given PTU as a child. There is...

  • Share your Success Story!

    Dec. 31, 2018, 1:34 p.m.

    It feels weird to be posting my success story here as it's maybe old news but I'm going to go for it anyway!...

  • Post Radioactive Iodine treatment

    Dec. 31, 2018, 8:44 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - Hopefully, others who have had RAI will chime in here. Definitely be persistent with your...

  • Post Radioactive Iodine treatment

    Dec. 28, 2018, 12:18 p.m.

    Hi all, New here, and happy holidays! I just received radioactive iodine ablation treatment two weeks ago...

  • Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah.

    Dec. 27, 2018, 9 a.m.

    Thanks, Flora!

  • Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah.

    Dec. 26, 2018, 8 a.m.

    Adding my very best Holiday Wishes to all my Forum Friends, too! - flora

  • Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah.

    Dec. 26, 2018, 7:54 a.m.

    Thanks for the kind wishes, Barbra - here's to a great 2019!

  • Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah.

    Dec. 25, 2018, 6:46 a.m.

    Wishing all of you here a wonderful holiday season. Better health and much love. Barbra.

  • @Averagewoman - Discussion of Supplements

    Dec. 17, 2018, 9:10 a.m.

    @Averagewoman - Welcome! We've approved your membership, but removed your initial post. Our forum rules have...

  • My mother

    Dec. 13, 2018, 12:18 p.m.

    So sorry to hear that your mom is struggling, but glad that you found us. She is certainly welcome to call or...

  • My mother

    Dec. 12, 2018, 7:17 a.m.

    My mom has been struggling with graves for about 3 years now and I don't know how to help or deal. She views...

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