Resources

Organizational sites

Diagnostic Hybrids does not endorse any of the following sites; they are provided only for informational purposes. Content is the responsibility of the site owner, not of Diagnostic Hybrids

American Thyroid Association

http://www.thyroid.org
The American Thyroid Association’s site, focusing on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of thyroid disorders through research, clinical care, education, and public health 
 
National Graves’ Disease Foundation
http://www.ngdf.org
Provides patient information for the treatment and prevention of Graves’ disease 
 
Thyroid Disease Manager
http://www.thyroidmanager.org
Offers up-to-date analyses of thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer, thyroiditis, and all aspects of human thyroid disease and thyroid physiology


 

Advocacy sites

http://www.thyroid-info.com
News updates and thyroid information provided by patient advocate Mary Shomon
 
http://www.elaine-moore.com
Graves’ disease patient Elaine Moore’s personal site supplying information about Graves’ disease and other autoimmune diseases via articles, blogs, and archives written by Elaine Moore 


 

Web Health sites

WebMD
http://women.webmd.com/guide/understanding-thyroid-problems-basics
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-graves-disease-basics
Online medical resource providing visitors with health information from leading medical experts

endocrineweb
http://www.endocrineweb.com/thyroid.html
http://www.endocrineweb.com/hyper2.html
Patient resource outlining various endocrine disorders

MayoClinic
http://mayoclinic.com/health/graves-disease/DS00181
http://mayoclinic.com/health/hypothyroidism/DS00353
Health information and tools from Mayo Clinic’s staff expertise; dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness

Thyroid Research
http://www.thyroidresearchjournal.com
Provides articles devoted to the research of all aspects of thyroid hormones and thyroid diseases and their interaction with the cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastroenterological, metabolic and nervous systems.

Discussion forums
http://www.thyroidboards.com
http://www.mediboard.com/forums
http://forums.about.com/ab-thyroid  
All are member-maintained discussion forums which allow thyroid disease patients to distribute and share personal information, stories, and advice regarding thyroid diseases.