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If you are on Twitter, please join the GDATF, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the American Thyroid Association at 8:00 EST for tonight's #thyroidchat! This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered (in 280 characters or less). Simply log on to your account and search for the hashtag #thyroidchat.
If you missed Saturday's webinar on Thyroid Eye Disease, the program is now available on our YouTube channel! Huge thanks to Dr. Don Kikkawa, Dr. Kyle Godfrey, Dr. Suzanne Freitag, Dr. Bradford Lee, and to our special guest Carl for sharing his personal experience with TED.
Please join us on Saturday, October 31st at 11:00 a.m. EDT / 8:00 a.m. PDT for a special webinar on "Dealing with Thyroid Eye Disease: Patient and Physician Perspectives"!
We were saddened to learn that Dr. Noel R. Rose, a pioneer in the field of autoimmunity and a former GDATF Board member, recently passed away at his home in Brookline, MA. His research on Hashimoto's disease dates back to the 1950s at the University of Buffalo School of medicine. In 1985, Dr. Rose co-authored “The Autoimmune Diseases”, the first textbook to focus collectively on all of the autoimmune conditions, addressing the underlying connections between seemingly disparate conditions such as Graves' disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and vitiligo. In 1991, Dr. Rose and Virginia T. Ladd founded the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.
If you missed today's "Ask the Docs" webinar featuring Dr. Terry Smith and Dr. Suzanne Freitag, you can now view the entire program on YouTube! Many thanks to Dr. Smith and Dr. Freitag for volunteering their time today, and to all the participants who submitted questions!