January 12th 2022
Persistent generalized weakness and decreased oral intake bring a man in his early 60s with hx of thyroid cancer to the ED. Do ECG and labs suggest a diagnosis?
June 14th 2016
What groups are at high risk of cancer after diagnosis of thyroid nodules? How does thyroid testing differ by trimester during pregnancy? Short review, here.
Surveillance after surgery for WDTC requires close clinical collaboration and primary care is an integral element.
May 18th 2016
Treatment for subclinical varieties of thyroid disease is rarely black and white. Here is a brief guide to navigating the grey.
Myxedema coma and thyroid storm can both masquerade as disease in multiple organ systems. Both also can be fatal.
Clinical Implications of Off Target TSH Levels and Importance of Patient Education in Managing Hypothyroidism
Endocrinology experts discuss the clinical implications of off-target TSH levels and stress the importance of stabilizing these levels for hypothyroidism management.
Expert Perspectives on TSH Monitoring and Treatment Follow-up to Manage Hypothyroidism
Endocrinology experts share their practical approaches for monitoring TSH levels and providing follow-up to hypothyroidism treatment.
Practical Considerations of Levothyroxine Administration for Hypothyroidism
Experts in endocrinology share their insights into the clinical practicalities of the different types and formulations of levothyroxine treatment in patients with hypothyroidism.
Impact of Diet and Calorie Restriction on TSH Levels in Hypothyroidism
Drs James Hennessey and Antonio Bianco share their insights into the role that diet and calorie restriction can have on thyroid-stimulating hormone[TSH] levels for patients with hypothyroidism.
Levothyroxine Formulation Considerations in Hypothyroidism Management
Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD, shares considerations for using consistent LT4 formulation and highlights the role of pharmacists in maintaining consistent LT4 prescriptions for patients with hypothyroidism.
Key Takeaways for Optimizing TSH Levels in Elderly Patients With Hypothyroidism
Drs James Hennessey and Antonio Bianco talk about the optimization of levothyroxine in elderly patients with hypothyroidism.
Impact of Age and Concomitant Drug Interactions on TSH Levels in Hypothyroidism
James Hennessey, MD, FACP, and Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD, discuss the role of age and concomitant drug interactions in maintaining optimal TSH levels for hypothyroidism management.
Treatment Adherence and Compliance in Maintaining TSH Levels for Hypothyroidism
Experts in endocrinology review the impact of proper and consistent treatment adherence to maintain TSH levels and the role diet and dosing timing plays in managing hypothyroidism.
Key Data on Off Target TSH Levels in Patients with Hypothyroidism
James Hennessey, MD, FACP, provides an overview of clinical trial data for patients with hypothyroidism, highlighting the negative effect and poor health-related consequences of off target TSH levels.
Importance of TSH Target Ranges in Hypothyroidism Management
Experts in endocrinology comment on the importance of maintaining TSH levels in normal target ranges and highlight the prevalence of patients with hypothyroidism not maintaining these targets.
Prevalence of Subclinical vs Overt Hypothyroidism
Drs James Hennessey and Antonio Bianco examine the differences in prevalence between overt and subclinical hypothyroidism.
Prevalence of Primary Hypothyroidism
James Hennessey, MD, FACP, and Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD, discuss the prevalence of hypothyroidism and the role of thyroid hormone replacement therapy in managing the condition.
Thyroid Problems May Spell Trouble for Diabetes Risk
Low thyroid function predisposes to weight gain, which may partly explain the association with higher risk of diabetes.
Graves’ Disease Refresher for Primary Care
What are the common presenting symptoms? How is Graves' best diagnosed? What are the 3 key treatments? Brush-up on the basics, here.
Thyroid Hormone Replacement: An Interim Era
Why not just add T3 to the thyroid hormone replacement mix-as you would with a thyroid extract?
Diabetes Risk Linked With Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism increases the risk of diabetes, but in subclinical hypothyroidism the increased risk is prominent only with statin use.
Endocrine Is In: A Top 3 Primary Care Diagnostic Group
Diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypothyroidism-these endocrine disorders and others are major reasons why patients come to you. Find out what you know, and don’t know, here.
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