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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

  • Subclinical Hyperactive?

    Sept. 2, 2014, 1:13 p.m.

    How do you know if this is your situation? Hi everyone, I am new and I am so grateful to AZGravesGuy's thread...

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

    Sept. 2, 2014, 7:56 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! Hopefully, your doctor will be drawing new labs on the 10th - and that will shed some...

  • swingin from hyper to hypo!

    Sept. 1, 2014, 9:08 p.m.

    HI I bounce back and forth frequently. I was diagnosed with Graves and Hashimoto's about a year ago. My...

  • Yikes! The OD is scheduled

    Sept. 1, 2014, 8:48 p.m.

    Surgeon says the criteria for inactivity is somewhat vague, and that I've been technically by exam pretty...

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

    Sept. 1, 2014, 3:33 a.m.

    Hi, My name`s Joy and I`m in the UK, and would really like some advice! I was diagnosed with Graves 3 months...

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy

    Aug. 31, 2014, 6:27 p.m.

    hi Karen, im 20 years post RAI, and still get symptoms.especially when im stressed out.have you considered a...

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy

    Aug. 30, 2014, 11 p.m.

    Are you still on methimazole? I still am and I have to wonder whether I would have been better off getting a...

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy

    Aug. 30, 2014, 3 p.m.

    That's okay! I am 15 months into recovery at this point. I am doing a little bit better, but nowhere close to...

  • Hello...another newbie, to the forum not to graves!

    Aug. 30, 2014, 12:18 a.m.

    Thanks! I had a doctor tell me years ago that my thyroid was still “kicking in” from time to time...

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy

    Aug. 29, 2014, 1:49 p.m.

    Hi Karen, how've you been doing? I just realized you had a question for me I never replied to in this thread....

  • Eyelid Surgery

    Aug. 29, 2014, 12:29 p.m.

    I have the same problem so I eyes seem to be tearing. This not simply watery but more like a gel at times. I...

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy

    Aug. 29, 2014, 11:02 a.m.

    Bumping to the top…

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy and Muscle Weakness

    Aug. 29, 2014, 11:01 a.m.

    Hello - If you are seeking new responses from your thread a few months ago, it's best to “bump”...

  • Hello...another newbie, to the forum not to graves!

    Aug. 29, 2014, 11 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! That's great news that you have finally found a doctor who truly understands Graves'!...

  • Hello...another newbie, to the forum not to graves!

    Aug. 28, 2014, 11:37 p.m.

    Just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. I am 34 years old, live in Las Vegas NV, was diagnosed in Dec...

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