Just when we, as thyroid patients, are not only proving the superiority of desiccated thyroid treatment by our changed lives, but are making good tiny steps in educating our doctors, comes a complete nation taking Armour away. Yup, the medical-Brit-authorities-that-be, in all their brilliant ludicrous wisdom, did just that last month, explained here.
And then it was experienced personally by a thyroid patient in the UK on Feb. 20th when her Armour was in fact, taken away.
Below is the heading to the petition, and don’t ya love the final sentence. GOOD FOR TPA-UK!
To: UK Government Office of Fair Trading We the undersigned petition the Government’s Office of Fair Trading and the European Commission for medical justice in the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from the symptoms of hypothyroidism, in spite of current medical practices. The petition is supported by the fact that medical science shows that through a proper application of modern medical and scientific knowledge those responsible for our well-being should be capable of restoring us back to optimal health.
Because of substantial confusion in the endocrinology specialty, patients continue to suffer, and the following lament by Doctors Anthony Toft and Geoffrey Beckett must, once and for all, be put to rest.
It is extraordinary that more than 100 years since the first description of the treatment of hypothyroidism and the current availability of refined diagnostic tests, debate is continuing about its diagnosis and management.
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