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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and up to 60% of those affected are unaware of their disease. Nutrition professionals are often the first line of education for clients and patients with health conditions like this.

In honor of Thyroid Awareness Month, we have provided articles and information to help you learn more and stay up-to-date so you can share with others. Explore symptoms of thyroid disease and how to treat them, find information on thyroid disease and COVID-19, and take a look at our continuing education course on Medical Nutrition Therapy for Thyroid Disease.

Older Patients and Thyroid Disease

American Thyroid Association

Thyroid disorders have no age limit. However, hypothyroidism tends to be more common in older patients. This article breaks down the different signs and symptoms for thyroid disorders in older patients, how you can easily spot the disease, and how to treat your patients with the best care.

COVID-19 and the Thyroid

American Thyroid Association

There are many concerns surrounding COVID-19 and how it is impacting those with thyroid disease. The link provided by The American Thyroid Association shares the most frequently asked questions about his phenomenon and how you can best help your patients navigate during this vulnerable time.

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Thyroid Disease

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Thyroid Disease Self-Study Course

Becky Dorner & Associates

Learn to apply medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management of thyroid conditions with this new evidence-based course that references the most current guidelines from the American Thyroid Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

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