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Patient Outreach Event in Nashville, TN!

April 20, 2015

The Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation will host a patient outreach event on Saturday, May 16th from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at atmalogy (Create Room), 2320 West End Ave., Nashville, TN  37203.  Please join us to:

* Connect with fellow patients and family members.
* Ask questions about treatment options.
* Learn about patient service offerings from the Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation.
* Find out how you can start a support group in your own community.

Click here to RSVP online or call us at 877-643-3123 to reserve your space!

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  • Patient Outreach Event in Nashville, TN!

    April 20, 2015

    The Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation will host a patient outreach event on Saturday, May 16th from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at atmalogy (Create Room), 2320 West End Ave., Nashville, TN  37203.  Please join us to:

    * Connect with fellow patients and family members.
    * Ask questions about treatment options.
    * Learn about patient service offerings from the Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation.
    * Find out how you can start a support group in your own community.

    Click here to RSVP online or call us at 877-643-3123 to reserve your space!

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  • TED Care Program from University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center!

    Feb. 18, 2015

    University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center has rolled out a new TED Care program, which will help thyroid eye disease patients with financial need pay for treatment! Please click here for additional detail on the program as well as contact information for enrolling.

    This new program was made possible by an anonymous donation of $1.5 million from a UM patient. The program is also funded by the Bell Charitable Foundation, long-time supporters of the ...

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  • Kids and Graves' Disease

    Jan. 21, 2015

    Did you miss our Nov. 22nd seminar on children and Graves' disease presented by the GDATF & The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia?  Video footage is now available online!

    Please click here to view the entire program.  You can also select a specific segment in the menu on the right-hand corner of the screen:

    Dr. N. Scott Adzick - "The Surgical Approach for the Pediatric Graves' Disease Patient"
    Dr. Andrew Bauer - "Medical Management of Graves' Disease in ...

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  • Recent Forum Posts

  • New to GDATF

    April 28, 2015, 9:44 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - We do have a small number of men who post here from time to time. You might consider...

  • Graves- Doctor says its time for RAI

    April 27, 2015, 6:39 p.m.

    Thank you all for your comments!! It really helps hear others who have done what I'm about to start. Surgery...

  • New to GDATF

    April 27, 2015, 5:32 p.m.

    Hello, I was searching for information on the web and this was very helpful so I wanted to post as well . I'm...

  • Post RAI - TSH levels too low

    April 27, 2015, 2:47 p.m.

    Thanks Kimberly. I am def going for a 2nd opinion. I will meet with the endo again before I do this just to...

  • Post RAI - TSH levels too low

    April 27, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

    Hello - Doctors do like to see the TSH come up, as continually suppressed TSH does come with an increased...

  • Graves antibodies still high five years post RAI

    April 27, 2015, 11:16 a.m.

    Hello - It's not uncommon for antibody levels to remain elevated post-RAI. There was a study published in...

  • Graves antibodies still high five years post RAI

    April 27, 2015, 11:16 a.m.

    Hello - It's not uncommon for antibody levels to remain elevated post-RAI. There was a study published in...

  • Post RAI - TSH levels too low

    April 25, 2015, 7:08 a.m.

    I'm very new here to this forum but not new to Grave's and have been a “lurker”. I'm in a weird...

  • Graves antibodies still high five years post RAI

    April 24, 2015, 4:24 p.m.

    I would like some advice. Should I be concerned my Graves antibodies are still high five years post RAI. My...

  • TED (thyroid eye disease) seven years later

    April 22, 2015, 8:07 p.m.

    Liz, so glad you have the OD's behind you! I found the recovery hard, but a piece of cake compared to the...

  • Total Thyroidectomy, still Hyper?

    April 22, 2015, 3:36 p.m.

    I had a total thyroidectomy 16 months ago. My values were checked every six weeks at first. I started at 112...

  • swelling above the eyebrows

    April 21, 2015, 6:22 p.m.

    I never tried anything to make it go down. I tried things for the other swelling around my eyes and nothing...

  • Total Thyroidectomy, still Hyper?

    April 21, 2015, 10:26 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - hopefully, others who have had thyroid surgery will jump in, but here are a couple of...

  • TED (thyroid eye disease) seven years later

    April 21, 2015, 4:53 a.m.

    Shirley, I forgot to mention I use Restasis drops also. It is a cyclosporine drop. I have been using it for...

  • TED (thyroid eye disease) seven years later

    April 20, 2015, 7:11 p.m.

    Liz, thank you so much for taking the time to think about this and write! Yep, tried them most, not all. Main...

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