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Resource Guide for Hypothyroidism

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Thyroid Association

Address:
6066 Leesburg Pike, Suite 550
Falls Church, VA. 22041

Internet address:
http://www.thyroid.org

Description of services provided:
This is a site for both patients and professionals. There are information sheets for patients, lists of recommended books, and lists of support organizations.

EndocrineWeb.com

Internet address:
http://www.endocrineweb.com

Description of services provided:
EndocrineWeb covers all the glands of the body. The site provides thorough overviews with attractive illustrations to clarify the material. You can also share information in the chat room.

Thyroid Foundation of America, Inc.

Address:
1 Longfellow Place, Suite 1518
Boston, MA. 02114

Phone:
1-800-832-8321
1-617-534-1500

Internet address:
http://www.allthyroid.org

Description of services provided:
This site provides materials for the education and support of patients with thyroid disease as well as referrals to specialists.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Address:
245 Riverside AVE, STE 200
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Internet:
http://www.aace.com

Description of services provided:
This professional organization, with over 5,200 members worldwide, offers resources for the public. The video webcasts, for instance, provide overviews of endocrine disorders. In addition, you can link to a website called Partnership for Prescription Assistance to see if you are eligible for help. The website includes a physician finder to locate a specialist in your area and web resources for a variety of disorders.



Last reviewed November 2008 by David Juan, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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