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The Hashtag Initiative (#GreaterThanGraves)

May 13, 2014

It’s time to show the world that you are #GreaterThanGraves with our new Hashtag initiative! Sharing your successes via social media will not only help raise awareness of Graves’ disease, but will also provide inspiration and hope to newly diagnosed patients in our Graves’ community! Interested?  For more info, please read this blog post from Greater Than Graves’ organizer Michaela Cui.

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  • The Hashtag Initiative (#GreaterThanGraves)

    May 13, 2014

    It’s time to show the world that you are #GreaterThanGraves with our new Hashtag initiative! Sharing your successes via social media will not only help raise awareness of Graves’ disease, but will also provide inspiration and hope to newly diagnosed patients in our Graves’ community! Interested?  For more info, please read this blog post from Greater Than Graves’ organizer Michaela Cui.

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  • Kids and Graves' Disease - Special Seminar for Parents

    Nov. 22, 2014

    Do you have a child who has been diagnosed with Graves' disease?  Please save the date for Saturday, November 22nd in Philadelphia, PA!  A special program on Children & Graves' disease will be presented by the GDATF & The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Please click here to register!

    This is a wonderful opportunity to get the latest information on treatment options and to connect with fellow parents.  This event is FREE, but advance registration is required ...

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  • New Survey on Graves' Disease - Please Participate!

    Oct. 18, 2013

    In 1992, the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation (back then called the National Graves' Disease Foundation) participated in a landmark survey regarding emotional and behavioral complaints and Graves' disease. The results of the survey study, which were published in 1996 in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, increased the awareness of the medical community to the neuropsychiatric symptomatology associated with Graves’ disease. The GDATF is honored to participate in a follow-up to this survey to ...

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