Dr. Ladenson is Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, where he is the John Eager Howard Professor of Endocrinology and Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Oncology, and International Health. Dr. Ladenson was raised in Missouri and educated at Dartmouth College, Oxford University, and Harvard Medical School before training in Internal Medicine and in endocrinology and metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is also the past-president for the American Thyroid Association. Dr. Ladenson’s research interests include the effects of thyroid hormone on the cardiovascular system, applications of thyroid hormone analogs, novel approaches to thyroid cancer diagnosis and management, and health economic analyses related to thyroid patient care.
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Endocrinology & Metabolism, March 2001 - February 2002: An Internet Resource Guide
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Dr. Ladenson shares if thyroid hormones are being used to treat any other conditions other than thyroid.
December 3, 2008 - 10:59am
Dr. Ladenson shares his three best tips for women to advocate for their thyroid health.
December 3, 2008 - 10:41am
Dr. Ladenson shares how often a woman should have a thyroid-stimulating hormone(TSH) blood test.
December 3, 2008 - 10:38am
Dr. Ladenson explains how a woman can determine if her symptoms are from a thyroid condition or just aging.
December 3, 2008 - 10:34am
Dr. Ladenson shares if there is anything women can to do prevent a thyroid condition.
December 3, 2008 - 10:24am
Dr. Ladenson gives insight into why women are diagnosed with autoimmune thyroid disease more often than men.
December 3, 2008 - 10:20am
Dr. Ladenson shares how long a woman should wait to determine if the medication for her underactive thyroid gland is working.
December 3, 2008 - 10:17am
Dr. Ladenson shares if children should be screened for thyroid problems when their mother has a preexisting thyroid condition.
December 3, 2008 - 10:11am
Dr. Ladenson explains the autoimmune thyroid diseases.
December 3, 2008 - 10:08am
Listen as Dr. Ladenson discusses thyroid hormones T3 and T4.
December 3, 2008 - 10:03am
Dr. Landenson introduces himself and shares where the thyroid gland is located and what bodily functions it is responsible for.
December 3, 2008 - 9:50am