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Patient Education Event in Seattle on June 30th - Register Today!

June 30, 2019

We're headed to Seattle! Please join us for a special patient education event on Sunday, June 30th from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.! This event is FREE, but advance registration is reqired to reserve space. Please click here for details and registration!

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  • Patient Education Event in Seattle on June 30th - Register Today!

    June 30, 2019

    We're headed to Seattle! Please join us for a special patient education event on Sunday, June 30th from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.! This event is FREE, but advance registration is reqired to reserve space. Please click here for details and registration!

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  • Teprotumumab Phase III Trial Top Line Results Released

    March 1, 2019

    Horizon Pharma has just released top line results for the Phase III trial of Teprotumumab, a potential new treatment for thyroid eye disease. Detailed Phase III data will be submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal and presented at a medical congress later this year. Click this link to learn more: http://bit.ly/2ECfINj

    Raymond Douglas, M.D., Ph.D., the study’s co-principal investigator, director of the orbital and thyroid eye disease program ...

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  • Wendy Williams Video Greeting!

    July 24, 2018

    Talk show host Wendy Williams from The Wendy Williams Show recorded a special greeting to kick off the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation's 2018 Patient & Family Conference in San Diego, CA!

    On behalf of the GDATF's staff and Board - and all of our conference attendees - a million thanks to Wendy and her team for taking the time to let Graves' patients know that they are not alone!

    Click here to watch the video!

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  • Recent Forum Posts

  • Orbital Decompression

    May 24, 2019, 4:28 p.m.

    Hello and welcome - Pricing is a real challenge for any procedure, as there can be huge swings between the...

  • Orbital Decompression

    May 24, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

    Hello, I am scheduling orbital decompression with Dr. Raymond Douglas. His office states that he does not...

  • Patient Education Event in Seattle on June 30th!

    May 21, 2019, 2:27 p.m.

    Please join us for a special patient education event at the Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport! Hear the latest...

  • Mood Swing

    May 17, 2019, 6:19 p.m.

    Hello - This video from Dr. Ira Lesser will hopefully shed some light behind the *why* of the mood issues....

  • Mood Swing

    May 15, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

    Hi all, I love being around people. I love to smile and being helpful as much as I could. However, often...

  • t3 and t4 in range, TSH low

    May 14, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

    I never had a normal TSH when I was on methimazole. When my T4 and T3 were in the normal range, it was always...

  • t3 and t4 in range, TSH low

    May 13, 2019, 12:03 p.m.

    There are lots of drugs beside anti-thyroid drugs that can cause hair loss. This article lists some of them,...

  • t3 and t4 in range, TSH low

    May 13, 2019, 8:41 a.m.

    Yes, I'm on methimazole. 5mg daily. I just hoped the hair loss would stop as my labs got more in range. The...

  • t3 and t4 in range, TSH low

    May 11, 2019, 6:06 a.m.

    Are you on methimazole? It is a drug and one of its side effects is hair loss, irregardless of thyroid...

  • t3 and t4 in range, TSH low

    May 10, 2019, 7:16 a.m.

    Hi all, Just wondered if anyone has had the same thing happen, t3 and t4 are both in range and have been...

  • Change in medication

    May 8, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

    Hello - I've not taken Cytomel (and am not a doc), but based on the prescribing info, it looks like the...

  • Change in medication

    May 7, 2019, 2:28 a.m.

    I am not a doctor, nor would I suggest ignoring your physicians advice, but in reviewing the warnings on...

  • Change in medication

    May 6, 2019, 5:21 p.m.

    So I have had Graves' disease since 2012 and it took about a year to find my sweet spot with a combination of...

  • Graves Disease and hair loss

    May 2, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

    Hello and welcome - We're fellow patients here, so can't give advice on medications. In general, the active...

  • Graves Disease and hair loss

    May 2, 2019, 11:14 a.m.

    Hi everyone, DX with Graves in November, on methimazole since December. all labs were within...

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