In 1981, Canadian physicians argued T3 was the best test in thyroid therapy

Canadians can take pride in their historical defense of T3 testing in thyroid therapy. Our job defending the T3 test today is to remind people of what has changed since then in thyroid testing, and what is still the same. In 1981, Min Min Wong and Robert Volpé, MD published an article in the Canadian … Continue reading In 1981, Canadian physicians argued T3 was the best test in thyroid therapy

Discordance in thyroid symptoms reported by patients and their doctors

There's no surprise that patients and doctors would disagree about the incidence rate of hypothyroid symptoms in a given patient. "We have an average of 7.2 symptoms per patient" says the cohort of 262 patients. "No, you have an average of 4.0 symptoms per patient," says the cohort of 100 doctors about those 262 patients. … Continue reading Discordance in thyroid symptoms reported by patients and their doctors