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Researchers found that diabetes appears to age the mind roughly 5 years faster beyond the normal effects of aging. However, there is potentially good news for people with diabetes.
Adrenoleukodystrophy is a rare genetic disease passed down from parent to child that affects the nervous system, adrenal glands, and/or testicles. The disease is more common, more severe and occurs earlier in males than females, and is found in approximately one in 20,000 people. Learn more here.
Visit our Recipe Guide for easy diabetic recipes. We have 5 delicious recipes for you to try, including a dessert recipe for carrot cake. Every diabetic recipe includes nutritional information to help you make smart food decisions as you manage your diab
Learn about your risk for menopause-related complications, such as heart disease, urinary problems, and weight gain.
Growth hormone deficiency can happen when the body doesn’t produce enough growth hormone, a hormone produced in the pituitary gland. Learn more about GHD and common risk factors in this article.
If you have a total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer (also known as papillary thyroid carcinoma), you will become hypothyroid and will need to take thyroid hormone replacement therapy. Learn about this treatment in this article.
If you have large tumors, or if your papillary thyroid cancer has spread to the lymph nodes or other parts of your body, then you will need radioactive iodine treatment after thyroid surgery. Read this article to learn more about this therapy.
Radioactive iodine treats hyperthyroidism by gradually shrinking the thyroid—ultimately destroying the gland.
Addison’s disease is a rare disorder that affects men and women of all ages. Addison’s disease is also referred to as primary adrenal insufficiency. Adrenal insufficiency develops when your adrenal glands do not produce enough of the hormone cortisol. In our Addison's Disease Center, learn about the symptoms and treatments for this adrenal gland disorder.
There is really only one option for treating hypothyroidism, and that is thyroid hormone replacement therapy. T4 supplements are the standard form of treatment, but there are other forms available. Article describes importance of therapy.