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The Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation depends on volunteers to to achieve our mission! Volunteers can:

  • Serve as facilitators on our forum, an online support network for patients, friends, and family members.
  • Become "advocates", providing one-on-one assistance in a particular area of expertise (i.e. Graves' and children, Graves' and men, thyroid disease and pregnancy, etc.)
  • Provide leadership for a local support group 
  • Organize a local fundraising event
  • Ensure that local doctors' offices are stocked with information about Graves' Disease and other thyroid-related disorders.

Are you interested in learning more?  Contact us at 877-643-3123 or at [email protected]

Recent News

Recent Forum Posts

  • TED or Glaucoma

    Aug. 16, 2019, 5:44 p.m.

    Your intraocular pressures can rise due to increased size of eye muscles from TED. As muscles thicken, they...

  • TED or Glaucoma

    Aug. 16, 2019, 4:48 p.m.

    Hello - The distinction between TED & glaucoma can be tricky…a second opinion might be helpful if...

  • Cold medicine and Graves

    Aug. 16, 2019, 4:42 p.m.

    Hello - I think the bigger concern is if you are hypER and take a cold med that could ramp up your heart...

  • TED or Glaucoma

    Aug. 16, 2019, 4:06 a.m.

    After being in remission for quite a few years by eating clean and walking, I went back to my old ways of...

  • Cold medicine and Graves

    Aug. 15, 2019, 7:51 p.m.

    I've just developed a cold and went to the store last night to buy OTC cold medicine. I bought a box...

  • Please Post Regarding Evidence-Based Treatments Only

    Aug. 12, 2019, 10:44 a.m.

    Removed a post that contained claims about an unproven “treatment” protocol. Please review the...

  • New site oneGRAVESvoice.com

    Aug. 3, 2019, 9:57 a.m.

    Thanks Kimberly! Yes, I heard about it from the GDATF monthly e-newsletter.

  • New site oneGRAVESvoice.com

    Aug. 2, 2019, 4:13 p.m.

    Hello - That is a separate platform that was designed as a partnership between the GDATF, Horizon...

  • High TSH and High FT4

    Aug. 1, 2019, 1:27 p.m.

    I am 5 years post TT and I have not had free Ts tested for several years. I could have high FT4 and a high...

  • High TSH and High FT4

    Aug. 1, 2019, 10:19 a.m.

    Hello and welcome - hopefully, there are other community members here who can share personal experiences on...

  • New site oneGRAVESvoice.com

    Aug. 1, 2019, 10:15 a.m.

    I recently got an email recommending onegravesvoice.com . Is that intended to replace this forum?

  • RAI, my experience

    Aug. 1, 2019, 10:10 a.m.

    Hello and welcome…and thanks for sharing your journey here!

  • High TSH and High FT4

    July 30, 2019, 4:50 p.m.

    I am a 46 year old female diagnosed with Graves in 2009. After 2 failed attempts of RAI, I had a total...

  • Graves Disease and hair loss

    July 30, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

    Hi and welcome! While I don't have experience on methimazole - I do have experience on multiple levothyroxine...

  • RAI, my experience

    July 29, 2019, 11:04 a.m.

    I made the difficult decision to proceed with RAI. I was formally diagnosed with Graves in 2012 when I...

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