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  • Graves’ Hyperthyroidism and Child-Bearing Women
    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

    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
    Thyroid Cancer Screening

    Filed under: Thyroid

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  • Is Serum TSH Not the Gold Standard for Thyroid Treatment?
    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
    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?
    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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