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Board of Directors



Kathleen Bell Flynn, Co-Chairman 

Steve Flynn, Co-Chairman & Secretary

Terry Smith, M.D., Chief Medical & Scientific Officer

Nancy H. Patterson, PhD., Founder Emeritus

Ashok Bhaseen, M.Pharm, MMS, Director

Carla DiMare, Director

Nicole McDonald, MD, Director

Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • Graves Disease and Radioactive Iodine Treatment

    April 6, 2020, 5:49 p.m.

    Hello - I remember when you were doing your senior project…time flies! Thanks so much for your support...

  • Insight please

    April 6, 2020, 5:43 p.m.

    Hello and welcome - We are fellow patients here and can't give medical advice…I wish I had more insight...

  • Graves Disease and Radioactive Iodine Treatment

    April 4, 2020, 8:23 p.m.

    Hello all! My name is Samantha Huneycutt and I am currently 21 years old and a college student at East...

  • Insight please

    April 4, 2020, 3:46 a.m.

    Hi, I’m new to the forum but happy I found. Graves’ disease can be lonely and depressing. I’m 35 with three...

  • (Update) CDC Webinar on COVID-19 and Autoimmunity

    April 3, 2020, 7:27 p.m.

    UPDATE: Although we did not get our Graves’-specific questions answered, the audio & slides from this...

  • (Update) CDC Webinar on COVID-19 and Autoimmunity

    April 1, 2020, 3:36 p.m.

    This looks like a FABULOUS program that will hopefully provide more detail on COVID-19 and autoimmunity than...

  • Synthroid to generic -what to expect?

    March 27, 2020, 5:28 p.m.

    Great news! That is crazy that a 90-day supply of Synthroid was that expensive. Wonder if it's one of those...

  • Synthroid to generic -what to expect?

    March 24, 2020, 10:59 p.m.

    Quick update. Switching from Synthroid to Generic was a breeze. I guess I got caught up in the hype. Happy...

  • Day 3 Newly diagnosed checking in

    March 16, 2020, 5:55 p.m.

    Hello and welcome - make sure that you are looking at the “normal” or “reference”...

  • Day 3 Newly diagnosed checking in

    March 15, 2020, 12:38 a.m.

    Hello all, I have been newly diagnosed with Graves this past Friday after dealing with some ridiculous...

  • ***San Diego Patient Event Postponed***

    March 10, 2020, 6:34 p.m.

    After reviewing new guidelines from UCSD regarding COVID-19, we have made the decision to postpone our...

  • Opinions

    March 3, 2020, 7:29 a.m.

    Hello - We are fellow patients and can't interpret labs or give medical advice, *but* I would follow up with...

  • Opinions

    Feb. 28, 2020, 9:51 p.m.

    Hello, I would like your opinions again about my results and if after treatment the psychological issues...

  • Methimazole side effect - terrible joint pain

    Feb. 27, 2020, 3:43 p.m.

    @jstewart084 - Hello and welcome! This is a challenging issue. Getting levels checked would be a good start....

  • Methimazole side effect - terrible joint pain

    Feb. 22, 2020, 10:59 a.m.

    Hello, I had this same question about working with Graves' Disease. It would be helpful if more people could...

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