Hi everyone - I am reposting this in case any one has missed it, as I think it is a great opportunity to give feedback to the endos (in America anyway).
ThyroidChange, the United Voice of Thyroid Patients Worldwide, are encouraging thyroid patients to comment on their thoughts about the American Thyroid Associaton (ATA) and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) treatment guidelines.
Although the guidelines are American, it may well help thyroid patients worldwide so Thyroid UK also encourages you to comment. ThyroidChange wrote an excellent letter to the ATA and the AACE which you can read here: irhttp://www.thyroidchange.org/response-letter-to-aaceata-2012-guidelines/
ThyroidChange ask the following:
PLEASE tell the ATA and AACE how YOU feel about their treatment guidelines that encourage TSH only testing and treatment with Levothyroxine (T4) only.
WE NEED CHANGE NOW!
Please write something that explains how their emphasis on the TSH test and Levothyroxine (T4) only treatment has impacted your life and health. Write as LITTLE or AS MUCH as you want. JUST WRITE!
Tell these organizations the consequences of their guidelines.
The way to do this is to post your comment on the first link and then copy & paste it on the other 3 links:
ATA FB post regarding their 2012 guidelines: facebook.com/ThyroidAssocia...
ATA main wall:
AACE FB post regarding TSH supremacy:
AACE main wall: