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Mary Shomon

Patient 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

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Lifestyle

Which Foods are Bad for Thyroid Patients?

Beware of some vegetables, soy, gluten, and canned foods, among others.

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Living With

Your Holistic Diabetes Comfort Kit

These natural remedies can complement your care and be the wellness boost you need for mind, body and soul.

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Kitchen Must-Haves for People With Diabetes

Stock your kitchen with these staples to make life with diabetes easier, healthier, and tastier.

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Complications

Little Treats for Happier Diabetic Feet

Diabetes can do a number on your feet—but these patient-approved products will pamper, soothe, and heal.

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Nutrition

Super Snacks for Hypoglycemia

Need a quick blood-sugar boost? Stock up on these snacks and stash them everywhere!

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Risk Factors

Thyroid, Psoriasis, and Psoriatic Arthritis: How Autoimmune Conditions Are Related

Why does having psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis also raise your risks for thyroid conditions? Find out how these autoimmune conditions are related.

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Living With

What Is Thyroid Eye Disease?

Better known as Graves’ eye disease, this disease affects up to half of all people living with Graves’ disease.

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Lifestyle

Your Complete Guide to Diabetes Self-care

Ready to feel even more amazing? Follow these simple strategies that can help you soothe your body, mind, and spirit when you're living with diabetes.

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Prevention

Gestational Diabetes: 5 Life-Saving Tips for You and Your Baby-to-Be

Untreated diabetes during pregnancy can have serious repercussions. Our doctor-approved plan will help you spot the signs and take action to stay safe.

Actress Oprah Winfrey attends the premiere of OWN's 'Love Is_' at NeueHouse Hollywood on June 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Lifestyle

10 Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

These famous women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us who live with thyroid disease.