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Conference



The Foundation's patient & family conferences are designed to help attendees learn more about Graves’ Disease, thyroid eye disease, and related disorders. Guest speakers include physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals. Attendees will also be able to share their own experiences and connect with fellow patients and family members.

In order to keep registration fees free for attendees, the GDATF will be presenting 1/2 day events, rather than multi-day conferences in 2014 and 2015.

Remaining Educational Events for 2014:

(Events are FREE, but registration is required to reserve space)

Philadelphia, PA - Saturday, Nov. 22nd 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Graves' Disease in Children & Adolescents" presented by the GDATF and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Please click here to register.  Registration will close on Saturday, Nov. 14th in order to ensure that adequate parking passes are available.

Please check back for information on our 2015 programming!

Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 21, 2014, 12:02 a.m.

    Probably is TED, and probably you are in the active phase, your eyes are changing. I am speaking from my own...

  • poor eye muscle control,part of graves?

    Sept. 20, 2014, 7:12 p.m.

    hi everybodyi have a question.is poor eye muscle control a part of graves eye disease?diagnosed with graves...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 20, 2014, 6:51 a.m.

    Thank you, Christina! Your post is the final piece to this puzzle I needed! I have been working with both...

  • Loss of taste with use of Methimazole

    Sept. 19, 2014, 7:06 p.m.

    I lost my sense of taste while on methimazole too. I only took the meds for about 2 or 3 months before...

  • How about itchy eyelids?

    Sept. 19, 2014, 6:51 p.m.

    Sue, I am one who has experienced this as part of my puffy eye problem. The itching (and dryness) usually...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 19, 2014, 2:43 p.m.

    Thanks for the warm welcome! Alas, curly hair and bangs aren't a happy match for me. I do believe my glasses...

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

    Sept. 19, 2014, 4:50 a.m.

    Thanks I`ll keep a close watch on my symptoms. The postie turned up with my letter today, I`m booked into...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 18, 2014, 10:32 p.m.

    Hi Janet, Might not be helpful, or what you're looking for, but I gave up on the eye makeup, too. The eye...

  • Graves' and TED - Status update

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:57 p.m.

    Hi all, Thank you for your replies and comments. I spoke too soon on the muscle cramps! Back with a vengeance...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:42 p.m.

    Hi Janetf, Welcome to the Forum. This a great resource for information and advice from fellow sufferers. As...

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

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:24 p.m.

    Hello - In the U.S., T4 testing is not that expensive (and *everything* here is expensive!) so hopefully,...

  • Loss of taste with use of Methimazole

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:20 p.m.

    Hello - It's the second link in this thread (which is located in the announcements section at the top of the...

  • TED makeup tips?

    Sept. 18, 2014, 4:17 p.m.

    Hello and welcome! Hopefully, others here will chime in with their suggestions. I actually went the complete...

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

    Sept. 18, 2014, 3:36 p.m.

    Please take comfort in my discomfort It is good to know we aren't alone or crazy. I wouldn't change my...

  • Trying to find the sweet spot after TT

    Sept. 18, 2014, 3:27 p.m.

    Thanks Kimberly. I believe that is what my endo is trying to tell me. I thought I may have heard that before,...

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