Public and Patients

Patients & The Public – Thyroid Information

Join Friends of the ATA The ATA patient resource pages are designed to provide up-to-date information for thyroid patients,their families and other interested public communities. The American Thyroid Association is dedicated to serving as an educational resource for the public by supporting thyroid research and promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of thyroid-related diseases and thyroid cancer. See our educational materials in Spanish. ¡Ahora también disponibles en Español!

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – current issue
From CTFP:  Patients with hypothyroidism who are taking levothyroxine doses of <125 mcg have more stable serum TSH levels than those on higher doses Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland cannot produce enough thyroid hormone to meet the needs of the body. more..

Thyroid Awareness monthly campaigns announced in cooperation with PuraVida
The ATA will be highlighting a distinct thyroid disorder each month and a portion of the sales for PuraVida bracelets will be donated to the ATA. The thyroid disorder designated for awareness this month is Hypothyroidism and a bracelet is available through the ATA Marketplace to support thyroid cancer awareness and education related to thyroid disease.

Thyroid Cancer Imaging and Therapy in Thyroid Cancer discussed by Drs Iagaru and Farwell

DonateHelp Support Thyroid Research and Patient Education
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) – a nonprofit 501(c)3 medical society of researchers and physician scientists who specialize in diseases of the thyroid -is dedicated to improving the lives of the millions of Americans of all ages living with thyroid problems.

Read Current Research funded by donations and the ATA membership.

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