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Website expands hypothyroidism education among Spanish speakers

February 28, 2015

To expand its reach in educating individuals about hypothyroidism, AbbVie has launched the Spanish-language website SigueElGuion.com, according to a news release from the company.

The company aims to boost awareness around the diagnosis and management of hypothyroidism with the site, which features information on symptoms, discusses a potential treatment option and offers tips for speaking with a health care professional.

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