Is Thyroid Resistance A New Epidemic

Thyroid Resistance is on the rise. So, why is this such a problem? If you can’t get thyroid hormone into your cells, it’s basically worthless. Similar, to diabetes if you are dealing with insulin resistance. Today, Dr. Aaron Grossman will discuss the increasing concern around thyroid resistance comparing it to the diabetes epidemic currently underway…

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Diabetes Increases Pregnancy Risk

Does diabetes increase your risk for thyroid disease? Diabetic patients have a higher prevalence of thyroid disorders compared with the normal population according to Dr. Patricia Wu. Her article on Thyroid Nation explains that because patients with one organ-specific autoimmune disease are at risk of developing other autoimmune disorders, and thyroid disorders are more common in…

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Chiropractors-Thyrd-Diabetes

Chiropractors are now advertising that their practices includes being a  “thyroid and diabetic specialist.”   You’ve no doubt seen newspaper ads that tout “breakthroughs” in diabetes research and even a possible reversal of the condition. People with diabetes are invited to attend a free dinner or seminar where all will be revealed. In most cases, that free event will…

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Blood Tests

Blood tests are part of our health checkup. Doctors will ask you to undergo a number of tests on a regular basis after a certain age. Let us focus on the five most important blood tests that you should undergo after you turn fifty. Of those 5 tests referred to, I personally never have had a doctor recommend having…

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Low thyroid hormone

Having too little thyroid hormone in the blood–even in the low-normal range–raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, especially in people with prediabetes, a new study in nearly 8,500 people finds. Patients diagnosed with prediabetes have a 40% greater likelihood of developing diabetes if they are also diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Layal Chaker, MD, of Erasmus…

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Thyroid Function

Your thyroid function and your risk of developing diabetes are believed to be connected. Low thyroid function is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, and with the progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a recent study. Future studies still need to look at how treating subclinical hypothyroidism…

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Diabetes Drug

There is a new diabetes drug on the market and just like most drugs, there are risks involved. But, this new drug carries the FDA’s strongest alert: “a black box warning” due to the increase the development of C-cell tumors in rats. Good to know. Here’s the scary part. This new drug is being represented by Dr Phil.…

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