Mary ShomonPatient Advocate
Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.
Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.
Latest by Mary Shomon
Confused about everything you've been reading and hearing about the outbreak? We've got the facts you need.
From long coronavirus contagion periods (before and after symptoms) to the urgent need not to overwhelm our healthcare system, these are the reasons you need to embrace social distancing right now.
Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense and why you still need your M.D.
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