The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease: From potential causes to treatment options, all you need to know to manage your condition and improve your life

The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease: From potential causes to treatment options, all you need to know to manage your condition and improve your life

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Overview

The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease: From potential causes to treatment options, all you need to know to manage your condition and improve your life by Theodore C Friedman, Winnie Yu Scherer

Thyroid disease affects millions of patients every year. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is an authoritative, updated resource for all readers, offering helpful and professional guidance on: how the thyroid functions (and malfunctions!); who is at risk for thyroid disease; well-known thyroid disorders like hyper and hypothyroidism; thyroid disease in pregnant women and young children; and treatment options and living with the disease. The Everything Guide to Thyroid Disease is the reassuring guide readers need, whether they are a patient, spouse, or parent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440529481
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Theodore C. Friedman, MD, PhD is an associate professor of medicine at UCLA School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is the Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Molecular Medicine, and Metabolism. Dr. Friedman is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He has a private practice (www.goodhormonehealth.com) in Los Angeles, specializing in hard-to-diagnose cases of adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid disorders. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Winnie Yu Scherer is a health writer who has coauthored several books and articles, including The Everything® Health Guide to Fibromyalgia. She has written several features for numerous national magazines such as Weight Watchers, Fitness, Healthy Kids, Cooking Light, and Natural Health. She holds a BA in journalism and psychology from Syracuse University. She lives in Voorheesville, NY.

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