Thyroid News
Guidelines for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism (2014)

A number of recent advances in our understanding of thyroid physiology may shed light on why some patients feel unwell while taking levothyroxine monotherapy. The purpose of this task force was to review the goals of levothyroxine therapy, the optimal prescription of conventional levothyroxine therapy, the sources of dissatisfaction with levothyroxine therapy, the evidence on treatment alternatives, and the relevant knowledge gaps. Read More…..

ATA 2014 Abstracts Available Online

We are pleased to provide complimentary access to the abstracts for the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, October 29 through November 2 at the Hotel Del Coronado, California. The abstracts are available online on the Thyroid website.

Clinical Thyroidology – Highlighted Article

From Clinical Thyroidology:  Levothyroxine-Treated Women in Their Reproductive Years Should Have their Serum TSH Adjusted Before Conception to Prevent Hypothyroidism in the First Trimester Thyroid dysfunction is associated with adverse obstetric outcomes, but there is limited information on pregnancy outcomes in women on levothyroxine therapy at the time of conception…

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – highlighted article

From Clinical Thyroidology for the Public: What are the best approaches for diagnosing the etiology of thyrotoxicosis following delivery?Approximately 5-10% of women will develop thyroid dysfunction during the first year after delivery of a baby. …