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Patient Education Events in Boston, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia!

April 1, 2014

Saturday, May 10th in Boston, MA - Presented by the GDATF and Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary. Please click here to register.

Saturday, June 14th in Los Angeles, CA - Presented by Stein Eye Institute and co-presented by the GDATF and River Vision Development.  Please click here to register.

Saturday, November 22nd in Philadelphia, PA - Special program on Children & Graves' disease presented by the GDATF and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Registration coming soon!

These events are FREE ...

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  • Patient Education Events in Boston, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia!

    April 1, 2014

    Saturday, May 10th in Boston, MA - Presented by the GDATF and Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary. Please click here to register.

    Saturday, June 14th in Los Angeles, CA - Presented by Stein Eye Institute and co-presented by the GDATF and River Vision Development.  Please click here to register.

    Saturday, November 22nd in Philadelphia, PA - Special program on Children & Graves' disease presented by the GDATF and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Registration coming soon!

    These events are FREE ...

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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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  • New TED Study

    May 16, 2013



    The Patient Recruiting Agency™ announces the recruitment for a medical research study of individuals with thyroid eye disease associated with Graves’ disease (also called Graves’ orbitopathy).

    This research study will involve 84 patients with thyroid eye disease across approximately 20 study centers in the United States. Study participants must be 18 to 75 years of age and must have had symptoms of thyroid eye disease for fewer than six months. To qualify, participants must have ...

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  • Recent Forum Posts

  • Double vision worse

    April 22, 2014, 7:53 p.m.

    Thanks, Kimberly. I'm trying to accept that it could be a lot longer than I'd hoped before there can be a fix...

  • Double vision worse

    April 22, 2014, 2:34 p.m.

    Hoping that today is a better day - and that this latest adjustment settles down enough to get you back in to...

  • Double vision worse

    April 21, 2014, 9:45 p.m.

    I think I just need to vent a little. My second prism has stopped working to keep me in single vision. It was...

  • Normal, finally!

    April 21, 2014, 5:06 p.m.

    I am so glad for you! You helped brighten my day with proof that things can get better.

  • GD with Multiple Sclerosis

    April 21, 2014, 4:33 p.m.

    Thank you Kimberly

  • New to Forum - Need Advice

    April 21, 2014, 3:44 p.m.

    Hello and welcome! We are fellow patients here, not docs, but it sounds like it would be helpful to get a...

  • Normal, finally!

    April 21, 2014, 3:36 p.m.

    barbra Saw the endo today and everything is good. Labs are normal, I am feeling fine and no change in meds...

  • GD with Multiple Sclerosis

    April 21, 2014, 3:35 p.m.

    Hello - I saw one British study that looked at the risk of getting other autoimmune diseases for Graves' and...

  • Normal, finally!

    April 21, 2014, 2:16 p.m.

    Hi everyone, Saw the endo today and everything is good. Labs are normal, I am feeling fine and no change in...

  • GD with Multiple Sclerosis

    April 21, 2014, 11:03 a.m.

    Was just wondering if any one with GD has MS? Both are an autoimmune disease. From what I read (and I could...

  • New to Forum - Need Advice

    April 21, 2014, 10:11 a.m.

    Hi! I'm new to this forum. I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in June of last year. I took my meds until...

  • Hypo after RAI

    April 20, 2014, 10:23 a.m.

    RAI takes a while to fully do its work, and then your body takes a while to fully react, so there's almost...

  • What is your life like after RAI ?

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

    RAI was my choice (in 1999), and I have few issues with thyroid levels now – I'll always need to check...

  • Post RAI levels and exercise questions

    April 18, 2014, 9:59 a.m.

    To answer your first question about what to do if you go hyper again, just like Kimberly said you can go for...

  • Post RAI levels and exercise questions

    April 18, 2014, 5:23 a.m.

    We also lose muscle mass when we're hypER, so as long as your levels are normal or even slightly hypO now,...

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