The ATA is worried about doctors prescribing T3/T4 combo therapy

Here, I comment on a brief October 2018 article in a journal of the American Thyroid Association -- the association that writes the guidelines that dismisses Free T3 testing and T3/T4 therapy. Link: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ct.2018%3B30.523-525 This article shows the leading endocrinologists are getting worried about doctors not adhering to guidelines. They did a study that showed …

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Bianco interview on T3 combination therapy, May 2018

LISTEN to an audio interview with leading US endocrinologist Dr. Antonio Bianco in March 2018. He explains why T4 monotherapy became so successful, and why the addition of T3 medication to some thyroid patients' therapy may be helpful in removing chronic hypothyroid symptoms. In this post we give you a commentary. https://docthyroid.com/75-fat-foggy-and-depressed-after-thyroidectomy-you-may-benefit-from-t3-with-dr-antonio-bianco-from-rush-university/ The first 3 …

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Muddled logic in a 2016 Choosing Wisely article against T3 testing

Here's a brief article from October 2016 -- yes two years ago -- from our nemesis the Choosing Wisely campaign, their American branch. From the Cleveland Clinic. LeGros, K. (2016, October 3). Choosing Wisely®: Thyroid Function Testing. Retrieved November 4, 2018, from https://clevelandcliniclabs.com/2016/10/03/recommendations-from-the-choosing-wisely-initiative-thyroid-function-testing/ I'd just like to point out some muddled logic in this quote …

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Trials of T3, desiccated thyroid and thyroxine in 1958

Here's my review of this treasure, an article about T3 therapy from the scientific literature in the 1950s... TITLE: "TRIIODOTHYRONINE—Clinical Effects in Patients with Suboptimal Response to Other Thyroid Preparations" -- LINK: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1512399/ In this article, "Thirty patients with evidence of hypometabolism or a clinically related condition were given triiodothyronine after suboptimal response to thyroxin or …

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