Today is Canadian Thanksgiving Day. Today all thyroid patients in Canada and all over the world can reflect with gratitude toward all our good thyroid doctors past and present. To guide reflection and thanks, I'd like to outline 10 of the important things good thyroid doctors know and do. We all know there is no … Continue reading Thank you, good thyroid doctors!
This post walks through the process of using the SPINA-Thyr to interpret thyroid lab test results. OVERVIEW SPINA-Thyr is a free diagnostic application developed by research endocrinologists who use it in peer-reviewed medical research. SPINA-Thyr has been in development since the late 1990s under the leadership of Dr. Johannes Dietrich, Specialist in internal medicine, endocrinology and … Continue reading Analyze thyroid lab results using SPINA-Thyr
I just sent this opinion article draft to the CBC opinion editors by email. --- Dear CBC opinion editors, I would like to offer my opinion piece on this trending topic. First, about me, then the article draft: I am the main researcher and writer for the Canadian Thyroid Patients' Campaign, who launched a federal … Continue reading CBC opinion article draft on subclinical hypothyroidism and its therapy
This week, a BBC news article is circulating with the report that "Thyroid disease [is] being over-treated." (May 15, 2019). (1) More specifically, it reported that newly published guidelines claim that "almost all adults with mild or "subclinical" hypothyroidism will not benefit from hormone treatment." In response, thyroid-treated persons who suffer poorly optimized thyroid hormone … Continue reading Subclinical hypothyroidism guidelines delay (in)effective therapy
THE SILVER LINING OF TRUTHS All persuasive claims have a silver lining of logic and common sense, or else they would be too impossible for anyone to believe. He discusses adrenaline. He gives the example of the body's response to an impending car accident. Yes, our body secretes hormones like adrenaline at a very irregular … Continue reading Part 3: Distinguish between temporary and permanent hypothyroidism