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How thyroid guidelines are being used to punish doctors

Clinical guidelines are supposed to promote patient health and encourage evidence-based medicine and physician discernment, but thyroid guidelines aim to restrict testing, restrict medication, and prevent any change in therapy practices. Indeed, the enforcement of restrictions appears to be the… Read More ›

British endocrinologists agree with Canadian thyroid patient

PRESS RELEASE: “Society for Endocrinology & British Thyroid Association issue statement against new treatment recommendations for subclinical hypothyroidism” On May 24th, my “rapid response letter” was published on the British Medical Journal website. I was responding to newly published recommendations:… Read More ›

Letter on diagnosis published on British Medical Journal website

Today, the British Medical Journal’s website published my “rapid response” letter: How can truly hypothyroid patients be accurately diagnosed within the enlarged subclinical category? Link to full text: https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l2006/rr-6 It is a response to the new guidelines for subclinical hypothyroidism:… Read More ›

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