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ATA receives Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement Award

We are happy to announce the ATA website, www.thyroid.org, has won the Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of Association. The Outstanding Achievement award is the second highest honor bestowed by IMA and an extremely challenging award to win. The ATA website entry excelled in most areas of judging criteria …

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New Hypothyroidism Treatment Guidelines from American Thyroid Association Published in Thyroid Journal

New Rochelle, NY, September 30, 2014—Levothyroxine (L-T4), long the standard of care for treating hypothyroidism, is effective in most patients, but some individuals do not regain optimal health on L-T4 monotherapy. New knowledge about thyroid physiology may help to explain these differences. An expert task force of the American Thyroid Association® on thyroid hormone replacement …

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New Hypothyroidism Treatment Guidelines from American Thyroid Association Published in Thyroid Journal

New Rochelle, NY, September 30, 2014—Levothyroxine (L-T4), long the standard of care for treating hypothyroidism, is effective in most patients, but some individuals do not regain optimal health on L-T4 monotherapy. New knowledge about thyroid physiology may help to explain these differences. An expert task force of the American Thyroid Association on thyroid hormone replacement …

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IDD Newsletter

IDD August 2014 Newsletter (PDF File, 2.77 MB)

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With great sadness, the ATA reports that Dr. E. Chester “Chip” Ridgway passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Dr. Ridgway was an ATA leader for many years, having served on the Board of Directors and as president of the society in 1996-1997. Dr. Ridgway was also a past-president of the Endocrine Society (2003-2004). He was awarded the inaugural Lewis E. Braverman Lectureship Award in 2011 which recognizes a member of the ATA who …

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The American Thyroid Association recognizes research grant collaboration of patient support groups: Bite Me Cancer and ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is proud to announce a newly awarded research grant in collaboration with Bite Me Cancer and the valuable continuing partnership with ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. (ThyCa).  The ATA is committed to supporting research by investigators leading to better discovery, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer. …

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