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My Diabetes Wake-up Call

Health advocate Mary Shomon landed in the ICU after nearly missing the signs of LADA, a form of type 1 diabetes. Now she shares the lessons that can help everyone live healthier—and smarter.

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Can You Have Both Graves' AND Hashimoto's?

This is a common question about two separate yet similar autoimmune thyroid diseases. The truth is: You can have both, and at the same time.

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The Thyroid and Immune Benefits of Probiotics

If you’re going to go the highly recommended probiotic route, these are the ones you should be taking for your thyroid.

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Thyroid Disease and Your Skin

Skin conditions that are due to your thyroid disease—and ways to treat them.

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Phoebe Lapine’s Food-Based Approach to Hashimoto’s

How Phoebe used food to turn her thyroid bloodwork numbers upside down (in a good way).

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The Link Between Thyroid Disease and Gluten

Having a sensitivity to gluten, whether Celiac or not, can increase your chance of developing thyroid disease.

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How Are Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease Treated?

A look at treatments for hyperthyroidism and Graves’ disease, including drugs, RAI, and surgery.

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Antithyroid Drugs for Graves’ Disease and Hyperthyroidism

Including options like Methimazole (Tapazole) and propylthiouracil (PTU).

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Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's Disease: The Difference

These two terms are not interchangeable – but one does cause the other.

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How to Lower Your Thyroid Antibodies

Lowering your thyroid antibodies can potentially calm or stop the autoimmune process that would make you hypothyroid, thus resolving your symptoms.