Canadian government responds to Thyroid Petition e-1819

On March 19, 2019, The Government of Canada responded to thyroid patients petition "Petition E-1819 (HYPOTHYROIDISM)", The petition gained 5644 e-signatures over the 3 months it was permitted to run, August 27 to December 25, 2018. It was presented by MP Diane Finley in the House of Commons March 19, 2019. TEXT OF THE PETITION …

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Low-normal FT3 increases Alzheimer’s Disease risk

SOURCE Quinlan, P., Horvath, A., Wallin, A., & Svensson, J. (2019). Low serum concentration of free triiodothyronine (FT3) is associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 99, 112–119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.09.002  JAN 2019: Study reports increased risk of Alzheimer's disease with low-normal Free T3 thyroid hormone. "Patients in the lowest FT3 quartile had a more than …

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Thyroid patients suffer from T4 monotherapy

The standard T4 monotherapy results in unnatural distortions in T3:T4 ratios that can lead to chronic T3 concentrations below the healthy mean when TSH is normalized. But health care systems in Canada do not care how much FT3 you lose compared to other Canadian citizens when you are on T4 monotherapy. They don't want to …

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Publications: John E. Midgley, thyroid scientist

Selected publications PARLIAMENTARY TESTIMONY (VIDEO) The Scottish Parliament. (2017). Public Petitions Committee - Scottish Parliament: 15 June 2017. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcx640AJuF8 AS SINGLE-AUTHOR AND LEAD AUTHOR Midgley, John E. M., Larisch, R., Dietrich, J. W., & Hoermann, R. (2015). Variation in the biochemical response to l-thyroxine therapy and relationship with peripheral thyroid hormone conversion efficiency. …

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Inventor of thyroid hormone tests speaks out against TSH monotesting (2017 Video)

Testimony by Thyroid Scientist John E. Midgley to the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee, June 15, 2017 YOUTUBE LINK https://youtu.be/y99UDJIxdz8?t=42 MIDGLEY'S PUBLICATIONS https://thyroidpatients.ca/2019/03/15/publications-john-e-midgley-thyroid-scientist/ QUOTATIONS "Nearly 50 years ago my wife was a technician at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne In the Department of Medicine and Professor Reginald Hall who at that time was an …

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