Infographic: T3 paradigm vs. TSH paradigm

Commentary "Evidence-based medicine" is vastly different in the T3 paradigm versus the TSH paradigm. They rely on different bodies of evidence. They interpret evidence in different ways. They aim to achieve different goals. Our campaign champions the T3 paradigm because it is far more capable of achieving optimal thyroid hormone status for patients on lifelong …

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Choosing Wisely: False reassurance to thyroid patients

The full text of Choosing Wisely's email reply to patients: "Thank you for raising your concerns and sharing your personal experience. Choosing Wisely Canada and our partners, the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) are not recommending to eliminate T3 testing. Choosing Wisely Canada is a national, clinician-led campaign focused on reducing unnecessary tests …

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REVIEW: T3-T4 ratio in myocardial infarction

Assessing the RATIO between Free T3 and Free T4 within the reference range is clinically relevant, even for people without thyroid disease. Why, then, should these two tests be considered unnecessary for assessing the thyroid hormone status and the health risk of hypothyroid patients on therapy? A 2018 study has demonstrated that a LOW free …

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You can’t get T3 from muffins

Canada, Defend access to T3-hormone thyroid medications that have been approved by Health Canada and have been used in therapy for decades. Drug shortages and cost-cutting guidelines are preventing good doctors from giving T3 hormone to fix chronic suboptimal T3. Let's keep hypothyroid patients as healthy as they can be, for the cost of a …

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Defend our plasma T3. Today.

Source: Abdalla, S. M., & Bianco, A. C. (2014). Defending plasma T3 is a biological priority. Clinical Endocrinology, 81(5), 633–641. LINK https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4699302/ In this ground-breaking article with a profound title, Abdalla and Bianco explain that human biology is set up to carefully protect and defend optimal thyroid T3 hormone levels in our bloodstream (plasma). This …

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