Blog Posts in March, 2013

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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