57: Información Importante Sobre los Nódulos Tiroideos con la Dra Regina Castro de la Clínica Mayo

M. Regina Castro, MD es consultor en la División de Endocrinología de la Clínica Mayo de Rochester, MN. En entrevista 31 de Doctor Thyroid con Philip James, el Dr. Castro explica los siguientes temas: * ¿Qué es un nódulo tiroideo? * ¿Cuáles son los síntomas de un nódulo tiroideo? * ¿Cómo se diagnostica el nódulo tiroideo? * Punción de la tiroides con aguja fina * Ecografía de la tiroides * ¿Cómo se tratan los nódulos de la tiroides? * Cuando la observación activa es la opción de tratamiento en lugar de una tiroidectomía * Niños con nódulos tiroideos

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56: Cuando Se Les Dice que Tienen Cáncer de Tiroides → Las Cinco Preguntas Más Comunes de los Pacientes, con el Dr. Eduardo Faure

In this episode, we visit with Carla. She had thyroid cancer surgery.  During the interview, we discuss: * 50 biopsies of the first nodule * 5 cm nodule * Biopsies * RAI * Weight gain * Support from family

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55: Thyroid Cancer and Children with Dr. Andrew Bauer from the Perelman School of Medicine, U of Pennsylvania

Managing thyroid cancer in children, sometimes more complex than adults In this episode Dr. Bauer shares the complexities of managing children with thyroid nodules, and differentiated thyroid cancer. This is a must listen interview for parents whose child has a thyroid nodule or thyroid cancer diagnosis. There are a several important differences in how pediatric thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) present and respond to therapy. Kids are less frequently diagnosed with a thyroid nodule; however, the risk for malignancy is four- to fivefold higher compared with an adult thyroid nodule.

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54: Hypothyroidism — an A to Z Summary and Important Things to Know with Dr. Victor J. Bernet from the Mayo Clinic

In this episode Dr. Bernet describes that Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition that usually progresses slowly and often leads to low thyroid hormone levels — a condition called hypothyroidism. The best therapy for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is to normalize thyroid hormone levels with medication. A balanced diet and other healthy lifestyle choices may help when you have Hashimoto’s, but a specific diet alone is unlikely to reverse the changes caused by the disease.

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53: Patient Story 2 – Kimberly Dorris – A Comprehensive Analysis of Graves’ Disease

This episode is a thorough presentation of Graves' Disease from Kimberly Dorris, an educator and expert, and also a patient. In this episode, listeners will gain a thorough understanding of a disease that is often confused with other diagnosis. Kimberly Dorris is the Executive Director and CEO of the Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation, a small nonprofit organization based in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Ms. Dorris has a unique perspective on thyroid dysfunction, having lived with both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. She was diagnosed with Graves' disease in 2007 and took methimazole for seven years. A​pproximately 18 months after stopping the methimazole, she became hypothyroid and is currently taking replacement hormone. ​

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52: The History of Levothyroxin – The Most Prescribed Drug in the United States with Dr. James V. Hennessey from Harvard University

The History of Levothyroxin, The most prescribed drug in the United States with Dr. James V. Hennessey from Harvard Historical and Current Perspective in the Use of Thyroid Extracts for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism In this interview, Dr. Hennessey describes the history, refinements, implementation, physiology, and clinical outcomes achieved over the past several centuries of thyroid hormone replacement strategies. James V. Hennessey, MD is Director of Clinical Endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard medical School. He completed medical training at the Medical Faculty of the Karl Franzens University in Graz Austria.

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51: Información Importante Sobre el Hipotiroidismo con Dra. Sandra Daniela Licht de INEBA ( Instituto de Neurociencias de Buenos Aires)

Información importante sobre el hipotiroidismo con Dra. Sandra Daniela Licht de Hospital General de Agudos Carlos G. Durand ¿Cómo sabemos si usted tiene hipotiroidismo? ¿Qué significa si es difícil concentrarse o enfocar la mente? ¿Qué significa si usted tiene altos niveles de TSH? ¿Cómo se diagnostica el hipotiroidismo? ¿Qué es Hashimotos? ¿Cuál es el tratamiento para el hipotiroidismo? ¿Puede la dieta ayudar con el hipotiroidismo?

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50: Patient Story 1 – Judy O’Reilly – Thyroid Cancer and Hypothyroidism

In this episode, we hear from Judy O'Reilly. Judy was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2011. Following surgery, Judy speaks about the frequent challenges, including adjusting medication dosages, hypothyroidism, and her energy levels hitting the wall during daily activities. For Judy, the cancer diagnosis forced the conversation of talking about death with her children and husband. A singer and musician, the thyroid cancer and resulting surgery has caused vocal challenges.

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49: You Have a Thyroid Nodule, What Happens Next? with Dr. Regina Castro from The Mayo Clinic

Dr. M Regina Castro is an endocrinologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. This episode details the medical approach to thyroid nodules. Topics include: • 60% of the U.S. population has thyroid nodules • Discovered when evaluating other neck issues such as an unrelated pain • What happens when you are told you have a thyroid nodule? • How to know if your thyroid nodule is cancerous?

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48: Father, husband, runner, musician, and the lifestyle changes that came after thyroid cancer surgery (Patient Story)

In this interview, some of the key points include:Self-discovered thyroid noduleDiagnosed thyroid noduleFNA and biopsy5 cm noduleJuice cleanse and no more red meat3 hour surgeryRegret about a Friday afternoon surgeryOutpatient…

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