Thyroid Disorders

 

VIDEO: Teprotumumab Offers Hope for Thyroid Eye Disease Patients

April 14, 2020

New research shows teprotumumab can be a beneficial treatment for patients suffering from thyroid eye disease (TED), even across age, gender and risk factor-based subgroups. In an interview with HCPLive®, Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, director of the Orbital and Thyroid Eye Disease Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, explained the importance of the teprotumumab in treating this patient group and how the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) might impact thyroid eye disease patients.

Treatment Recommendations for Cardiovascular Conditions with Thyroid Dysfunction

May 15, 2019

Thyroid hormones have a wide range of effects of the cardiovascular system. Too much or too little thyroiid hormones can induce or exacerbate existing cardiovascular disorders. In this article, we highlight the treatment recommendations for thyroid-related CVD events.

Endocrine Condition Associated with Chronic Opioid Use

May 01, 2019

Healthcare providers are increasingly looking for signs of opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency (OIAI) in their patients, according to a presentation made at the AACE annual meeting held in Los Angeles last week.

Should Pregnant Women be Screened for Thyroid Disease?

April 03, 2019

Primary care providers, endocrinologists and obstetricians have been challenged with the question of whether to screen all pregnant women for thyroid disease. The debate springs primarily from unknown clinical implications of subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy. This issue was addressed at ENDO 2019.