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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients

Clinical Thyroidology for Patients, edited by Dr. Alan Farwell, is a collection of summaries of recently published articles from the medical literature that covers the broad spectrum of thyroid disorders.

Starting with the May 2009 issue, Clinical Thyroidology for Patients will be published on a monthly basis and include summaries of research studies that were discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, a publication of the American Thyroid Association for physicians. Dr. Hershman is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Thyroidology.

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Clinical Thyroidology
for Patients Volume 6

Volume 6 Issue 10

Now available in pdf format for saving and printing and Web page format for viewing online

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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 10 (PDF file, 1.37 MB)


Editor’s Comments

THYROTOXICOSIS “Thyroid support” supplements contain significant amounts of thyroid hormone
Kang G et al. Thyroxine and triiodothyronine content in commercially available thyroid health supplements. Thyroid. June 13, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Use of a weekly dose of levothyroxine may be effective in patients that have difficulty taking daily medications
Walker JN et al A thyroxine absorption test followed by weekly thyroxine administration: a method to assess non-adherence to treatment. Eur J Endocrinol 2013;168:913-7.
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of subsequent hyperthyroidism in mothers
Andersen SL et al. Smoking reduces the risk of hypothyroidism and increases the risk of hyperthyroidism: evidence from 450,842 mothers giving birth in Denmark. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). July 1, 2013 [Epub ahead of print].
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HYPOTHYROIDISM AND PREGNANCY Evaluation and treatment of hypothyroidism in pregnancy does not always follow international guidelines
Granfors, M et al Thyroid testing and management of hypothyroidism during pregnancy: a population-based study. J Clin Endocrinology Metab 2013;98:2687-92.
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Pre-pregnancy care and patient education are essential in women with thyroid disease in order to prevent pregnancy complications
Männistö T et al. Thyroid diseases and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a contemporary US cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013;98:2725-33. Epub June 6, 2013.
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