History of the World Thyroid Day and the International Thyroid Awareness Week

During their AGM prior to the ETA congress in Leipzig, Germany, in September 2007, the members of Thyroid Federation International decided to create a “World Thyroid Day”. They choose the date of May 25th (where there is already a national thyroid awareness day in some Scandinavian countries). During the ETA congress, they put a little …

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ThyroWorld 1801

The first ThyroWorld electronic newsletter Thyroid Federation International (TFI) is very glad to announce the first E-news ThyroWorld electronic newsletter. The newsletter is initially meant for patient organizations and patients all over the world with interest in the news about thyroid diseases but who can’t find their way in the load of articles on all …

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ThyroWorld 1701

It’s time for a thyroid patient E-newsletter 20 years ago Thyroid Federation International (TFI) published the first ThyroWorld with articles from all over the world about the activities of TFI and the member associations. Every year you can read about the World Thyroid Day (May 25th) and the International Thyroid Awareness Week. We also publish articles on a variety of aspects …

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Alternative Substitution – TFI Statement 2014

Thyroid Federation International – Statement Thyroid hormone substitution: T4/T3 combination treatment and animal thyroid extracts The standard treatment for hypothyroidism is levothyroxine (T4). In the majority of people with hypothyroidism levothyroxine reverses their symptoms. Levothyroxine has a long track record of safety and treatment can be monitored reliably by blood tests. Because of the long …

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