Oh my. Now another American desiccated thyroid (NDT) brand recall? Earlier this year, Acella’s NP thyroid was found to be superpotent (over 110% on the T3 content), and they issued a voluntary recall. Now, as of August 25, 2020, Nature-Throid… Read More ›
In this Part 3, I continue my rebuttal of a research article that blames thyroid patients for causing harm to themselves by making requests of doctors for tests and therapies.
In this post, I explain the good signs that thyroid patients’ self-advocacy is sometimes effective and is making a difference.
Some members of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) have achieved a new ethical low. The ATA have published in their official scientific journal, Thyroid, an article by Esfandiari and colleagues (2019) that blames thyroid patients for causing harm to themselves… Read More ›
What does NEW thyroid science have to say on the topic of thyroid pharmaceutical equivalency? How many micrograms of L-T3 Liothyronine (i.e. Cytomel) are equivalent to L-T4 Levothyroxine (i.e. Synthroid)? Thyroid hormone pharmaceutical monographs currently provide very rigid and low-ratio… Read More ›
In thyroid therapy, how many micrograms of Cytomel (T3) are equivalent to how many micrograms of Synthroid (T4)? Pharmaceutical equivalency statements in the product monographs for Pfizer Canada’s Cytomel and for ERFA Canada’s “Thyroid” (desiccated thyroid extract, DTE, or natural… Read More ›