Blog Posts in 2013

Graves’ Hyperthyroidism and Child-Bearing Women

Should the Approach to Management of Graves' Hyperthyroidism in Women of Child-Bearing Age Be Revised? In the past/present, Graves disease is routinely treated with antithyroid medications during ...
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Obesity As A Disease

OBESITY AS A DISEASE When the American Medical Association (AMA) recently named obesity a disease, it was a sign of growing concern about weight problems. More than one third of adults and almost one ...
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Thyroid Cancer Screening

Filed under: Thyroid
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Is Serum TSH Not the Gold Standard for Thyroid Treatment?

It is well established that in normal subjects 15% to 20% of the circulating T3 is directly secreted from the thyroid. In hypothyroid patients, it is known that T3 concentrations can be lower when ...
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New Original Thyroid Research

Dr. Shahzad Ahmad’s thyroid research was recently accepted for future publication with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. Dr. Ahmad concluded that ultrasound elastrography is a ...
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How much iodine does a pregnant mother need?

Because thyroid hormone production is increased in pregnancy, the iodine demand is also higher. Sufficient iodine intake is essential for a normal pregnancy. The beneficial effect of iodine ...
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