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Experts: Weigh risks, benefits of antithyroid therapies in children with Graves’ disease

May 27, 2015

Physicians should weight the adverse effects of antithyroid therapies, which are especially increased in children, against the benefits while choosing a therapy for children with Graves’ disease, according to Mathew John, MD.

“Radioactive iodine therapy would be a good choice, especially if children have not achieved remission within 2 years of antithyroid therapies,” John, of the Providence Endocrine & Diabetes Specialty Centre in India, told Endocrine Today.

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ATA releases first guidelines for pediatric thyroid nodules, cancer

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An American Thyroid Association task force recently released guidelines for treating children with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer that were published in…
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Metabolic syndrome increases risk for CVD in adults, all-cause mortality in women

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Pharmacist intervention improves diabetes control of underserved patients

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Underserved patients with suboptimally controlled type 2 diabetes exhibited greater medication adherence and better glycemic control with pharmacist-directed medication…
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