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Abbott Diabetes Care is conducting a voluntary recall of the FreeStyle® Blood Glucose Meter and FreeStyle Flash® Blood Glucose Meter. This article provides people who use either meter information about obtaining a replacement meter, and other important recall details.
Learn about bariatric surgery. Many people with obesity can’t simply lose weight with healthy eating and physical activity, despite how hard they may try. Bariatric (obesity) surgery is performed to treat people who have morbid obesity.
There are many FDA-approved medications that will help treat existing osteoporosis or prevent bone loss from becoming worse. Learn about your osteoporosis treatment options in this bone health expert-written article.
The symptoms of hyperthyroidism include weight changes, heart palpitations, and nervousness. Learn what other symptoms are caused by excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in your body.
There’s no such thing as a Graves’ disease diet, but eating certain foods can help ease Graves’ disease symptoms. Find out what foods you should be—and shouldn’t be—filling your plate with to live well with Graves’ disease.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism include fatigue, sensitivity to cold, dry skin, and hair loss. You don’t have to experience every common symptom to have hypothyroidism, though. Every patient’s set of symptoms is unique.
There are a variety of tests that diagnose hypothyroidism. TSH screenings are the first line of testing, but they are not the sole factor in diagnosing the disorder. T4 testing may also be necessary to determining if you are hypothyroid.
Radioactive iodine treats hyperthyroidism by gradually shrinking the thyroid—ultimately destroying the gland.