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Sages & Scientists

Aug. 28, 2014

The Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation was honored to be a part of The Chopra Foundation's 2014 "Sages & Scientists" event held August 22-24 in Carlsbad, CA.  This is an annual event that brings together presenters from a variety of disciplines, including science, industry, the arts, complementary medicine, and the nonprofit world.  Entertainment was provided by a number of talented artists, including Sia and Emily King.

Pictured top left (l-r):  GDATF Board Co-Chairs Steve & Kathleen Flynn ...

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  • Sages & Scientists

    Aug. 28, 2014

    The Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation was honored to be a part of The Chopra Foundation's 2014 "Sages & Scientists" event held August 22-24 in Carlsbad, CA.  This is an annual event that brings together presenters from a variety of disciplines, including science, industry, the arts, complementary medicine, and the nonprofit world.  Entertainment was provided by a number of talented artists, including Sia and Emily King.

    Pictured top left (l-r):  GDATF Board Co-Chairs Steve & Kathleen Flynn ...

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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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  • Recent News

  • Recent Forum Posts

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 6:58 p.m.

    Yes, I pretty much have eaten the same for decades, that's why when I DID try something brand new to me and...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 6:11 p.m.

    Nope. I have had LOTS of eye issues, but not this one! Itching is as bad as pain. Darn, sorry this is...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:44 p.m.

    I know there have been a lot of posts and threads about puffy eyelids, but has anyone had their upper eyelids...

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    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:44 p.m.

    Stacy. (reply to wilson below too) and brondack! wow. with that opinion, that is confusing and tough!! IF you...

  • Graves' and TED - Status update

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:33 p.m.

    Hi all, Apologies for the infrequent posting. Life, Graves' and TED moving along at light speed. I am still a...

  • Trying to find the sweet spot after TT

    Sept. 16, 2014, 10:20 a.m.

    Hi all - Most doctors do prefer to prescribe a brand name replacement hormone (Synthroid, Tirosint, etc.)....

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    Sept. 16, 2014, 10:15 a.m.

    Hello – We do have a number of posters here who have had successful pregnancies while taking anti-thyroid...

  • Hi I`m a newbie and would really appreciate some advice.

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:59 a.m.

    Thanks for the update! One issue to keep tabs on post-RAI is to make sure that your doctor is looking at Free...

  • OD is done!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:55 a.m.

    I would take “better than expected” as great news. Take care - and keep us posted!

  • Graves and now period of a fib

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:53 a.m.

    Hello - This is way out of my area of expertise, but perhaps a 2nd (or 3rd?) opinion would give you some...

  • Finally scheduled for OD surgery!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:51 a.m.

    Hello - Your first post had to be approved by a moderator before it went live; it's now been approved. We...

  • 3 year old with graves

    Sept. 16, 2014, 9:47 a.m.

    Hello - Agree with Shirley…this is not something I've seen associated with Graves', although of course...

  • Trying to find the sweet spot after TT

    Sept. 16, 2014, 7:13 a.m.

    Hi Sara. We have similar problems (and similar threads) going at the same time. I had my TT in July of 2013...

  • I lower my Levo and my TSH drops even MORE!

    Sept. 16, 2014, 7 a.m.

    Hi Shirley. Baffling and frustrating, isn't it? Everything we know and read says that if you lower your Levo...

  • pregnant with graves, ft4 shot up

    Sept. 16, 2014, 4:28 a.m.

    Hello, I have not been on here before but i am glad i have came across your site today when researching my...

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