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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted by Brittany Raum on Jan, Mon 05, 2015

Although it’s small and housed in a pretty inconspicuous spot in the body, I know first-hand what the mighty thyroid does for the body. My sister was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule during the summer of 2011 and had a complete thyroidectomy in September 2011. Before her thyroid issues, I had no idea what the thyroid even did, where it was, or how it functioned. Needless to say, I quickly became well-versed in the workings of the thyroid when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis around the same time.

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Tags: thyroid, Graves Disease, hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, hashimotos, thyroid disease, thyroid health, thyroid awareness

Five Facts About Graves Disease

Posted by Tara Cohen on Apr, Wed 24, 2013

Five Facts About Graves Disease

Approximately one in every 89 Americans -- that’s more than 3,000,000 people – live with a form of hyperthyroidism caused by Graves disease, and yet Graves is a disorder about which there is very little awareness. Here are Five Facts Everyone Should Know About Graves:

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Tags: T1D, Autoimmune disorders, type one diabetes, Graves Disease, Hyperthyroidism

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