Many many thanks the petitioners for their fantastic input this week presenting the discussion. It is great to see this in the public arena.
I saw these two papers posted by Renita Woo, on For Thyroid Patients Only last night and the first is a paper from Glasgow in 2010 supporting the cause and the second showing how long this debate has been raging: apologies if you've already seen them - you must have so much to read but just in case ......
Thyroid hormone replacement: an iatrogenic problem.O'Reilly DS.
Source Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK. Denis.O'Reilly@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Are biochemical tests of thyroid function of any value in monitoring patients receiving thyroxine replacement?
Int J Clin Pract. 2010 Jun;64(7):991-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2009.02317.x
Renita knows I am doing this.