U.S. Thyroid Medication Recalls

U.S. Thyroid Medication Recalls

News on U.S. Thyroid Medication Recalls The Thyroid Foundation of Canada wishes to advise thyroid patients we have no indication there is a recall of thyroid medications in Canada.  Some patients showed concern re a recent news release of recalls however it relates to...
A solution to long wait times to see medical specialist in Ontario

A solution to long wait times to see medical specialist in Ontario

A solution to long wait times to see medical specialist in Ontario We found an article that appeared in the Ottawa Citizen recently, titled “A made-in-Ottawa solution to get around long wait times to see medical specialists”.  A program developed for this purpose is...
Petition

Petition

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada has been requested to post a link to a petition being circulated by The Canadian Thyroid Support group re hypothyroidism   Should you be interested you may consider sharing the link.  ...
Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our New Website Featuring: new, modern look search facility Just for Members area and more to come! The new redesign now takes advantage of the complete screen area and includes numerous colourful images throughout the site.  Structurally, we have separate...
News from the AGM

News from the AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held in Toronto on June 2nd 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport.     Some highlights: The Kitchener-Waterloo Area Chapter was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for the outstanding work they do in holding...
Find an Endocrinologist

Find an Endocrinologist

Find an Endocrinologist Search the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Directory for a doctor in your area The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Directory is a searchable public resource where you’ll find specialists who are Fellows of the Royal College....
Online Access to Medical Records

Online Access to Medical Records

Access to Online Medical Records Secure online access to medical records is starting to take place in some areas across Canada. It might be available in your area. The Ottawa Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are providing access through...
Blood Tests: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

Blood Tests: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

What do you know about TSH testing?   TSH testing is used to: Diagnose a thyroid disorder in a person with symptoms Screen newborns for an underactive thyroid Monitor thyroid replacement therapy in people with hypothyroidism Monitor anti-thyroid treatment in...

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