TFC 2021 Research Award

TFC 2021 Research Award

Dr. Ralf Paschke Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology and MetabolismChair Provincial Endocrine Tumour TeamDepartments of Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Arnie Charbonneau Cancer InstituteCumming School of Medicine,...
January is Thyroid Disease and Mental Health Month in Canada

January is Thyroid Disease and Mental Health Month in Canada

  January is Thyroid Disease and Mental Health Month in Canada There are many types of Thyroid Disease. To bring attention to the different disorders, we are featuring a different Thyroid topic each month. For the month of August we are focusing on Thyroid Disease and...
Light a Tree for Thyroid Campaign

Light a Tree for Thyroid Campaign

Light a Tree for Thyroid! It’s our 11th Annual Campaign! Help us Light our Thyroid Tree with a donation. Every $25 puts an ornament on the Tree. Your donations support our Programs, including: Our website thyroid.ca Resource materials on Thyroid Disease...
Thyrobulletin – Autumn 2021 Now Available

Thyrobulletin – Autumn 2021 Now Available

Thyrobulletin Autumn 2021 Now Available Thyrobulletin is TFC’s official biannual newsletter. Members receive complimentary copies. Good News!  Our Autumn 2021 issue of Thyrobulletin is available in English and French! Thyroid news Medical articles Patient...
Videos on Hypothyroidism

Videos on Hypothyroidism

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada and BGP Pharma ULC (doing business as Mylan), have co-sponsored videos on hypothyroidism to promote public awareness. A 38-second self-assessment information video takes you to a self-assessment site that produces a PDF document of the...
Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Hypothyroidism

Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Hypothyroidism

  Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism, when the thyroid is unable to produce adequate thyroid hormones (T4 and T3), is common, affecting about 0.5-1.0% of the population.  It affects about 5 times more women than men.  Hypothyroidism can be...
Thyroid Meds Update

Thyroid Meds Update

Thyroid Medications Update Thyroid® Update from ERFA July 2020 ERFA Canada is pleased to announce they have secured stock of all Thyroid desiccated strengths (30 mg, 60 mg and 125 mg) available for patients across Canada and supplies are no longer on back order....
Thyroid Disease and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Thyroid Disease and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  ​Thyroid Disease and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Are individuals with autoimmune thyroid disease at increased risk of COVID-19 infection? Excerpt from an article published by the British Thyroid Foundation. COVID-19 is a new virus, so we have no information on how it...
Report a side effect

Report a side effect

  Report a side effect of a drug Have you experienced a side effect with thyroid medications or other health products? Health Canada would like to hear from you. Your report can help make health products safer for all Canadians.To report a side effect to Health...
New Thyroid Dysfunction Screening Guideline

New Thyroid Dysfunction Screening Guideline

On November 18, 2019, we received a guideline release from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) on “Recommendations on screening adults for asymptomatic thyroid dysfunction in primary care”. CTFPHC recommends against screening asymptomatic...

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