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Find a Support Group: Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation

This document lists (by state) support groups available for people with Graves' disease and their family members.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation

Find a Thyroid Specialist

Search this section to locate thyroid specialists throughout the United States, and abroad.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Thyroid Association

Find an Endocrinologist

Find an AACE member endocrinologist in your area who treats diseases relating to the endocrine system, such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, obesity, and conditions related to the reproductive system.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Goiter- (PDF)

A goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland. Find out about the symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatments for goiters and realted thyroid conditions.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Hormone Health Network

Hypothyroidism

Uncontrolled hypothyroidism raises the chance of miscarriage, preterm delivery, and preeclampsia. Learn about this disease.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Low-Iodine Diet and Free Cookbook

In preparation for a radioactive iodine (RAI) scan or a RAI treatment, thyroid cancer patients are usually asked to go on a low-iodine diet. Here is a combination of diet guidelines from several ThyCa medical advisors.

Review Date: October 29, 2014

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Potassium Iodide (KI)

Potassium iodide (KI) is a salt of stable (not radioactive) iodine that may be used to prevent thyroid damage after a radiological or nuclear event. Always seek the advice of your doctor before you or a family member takes KI.

Review Date: September 10, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Support Groups: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

Find free support groups open to any and all thyroid cancer survivors and their families and friends. Share your own experiences and find insights on how others are coping with thyroid cancer.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

What Does the Thyroid Gland Do?- (PDF)

Learn about the throid gland, and the role that thyroid hormones play in helping your organs work well and controlling how your body uses food for energy.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Hormone Health Network

What You Need To Know About™ Thyroid Cancer

This booklet has important information about cancer of the thyroid. This booklet discusses possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and followup care. It also has information to help patients cope with thyroid cancer.

Review Date: March 27, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute