Oh Jolly. Guess What the Endocrine Society Has Spouted This Time?

"A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”  ~Saul Bellow And here we go again. On April 1st, 2016 (which is April Fools Day--how appropriate), out comes an article in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism which presents the latest updated position statement of the Endocrine…

Here we go again, thyroid friends: Endocrinologists wear their pointed DUNCE hats.

Ah me. Ever heard of Clinical Thyroidology? It's a physician-targeted publication by the American Thyroid Association (ATA). The ATA states they are the "leading organization devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health." And a Letter to the Editor in the December 2013…

Amazing and brutally honest “Tell It Like It Is” letter to her lousy Endocrinologist

For years, a huge body of thyroid patients have remained sick, or gotten sick, due to believing in their doctors. And the worst group of doctors, as reported again and again by thyroid patients, have been Endocrinologists. So when a new person on any patient forum states they are looking for an Endocrinologist, more experienced thyroid patients wince. And this is why Stop the Thyroid Madness, and most especially the book, exists–to educate you about successful patient experience and wisdom so that in turn, you can recognize what is good doctoring, and what is NOT…in any physician. Below is a graphic letter written by an appalled patient about her disappointing experience with her Endocrinologist. Nearly any thyroid patient can identify!