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Endocrine System

The endocrine system manages your hormones, and these in turn regulate your metabolism, growth, tissue function, and even your emotions. Glands located in many parts of the body produce hormones, which then travel through the blood stream to do their work.

Our online support group for those with endocrine problems will help them find doctors and patients who have successfully dealt with similar health concerns.
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Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorder

Iodine deficiency is a cause of mental retardation, slow growth, listlessness and diseases like goiter. The body cannot store iodine, and it needs continuous tiny doses of the mineral. When a baby does not get enough iodine in the womb, it might grow up retarded. But iodine deficiency is easily preventable.

Join our online group on iodine deficiency to learn more. Post your questions, get answers from experts, and share your experiences.

Diabetes - Essentials

Diabetes 'essentials' refer to the comprehensive health check-up and treatment paraphernalia a diabetic person can use by himself in order to maintain health and lead an active life. Diabetes essentials include blood glucose meters, insulin injections, ketone strips, correct footwear, healthy snacks and log books.

Join this online group on diabetes essentials to get news about diabetes ‘essentials’ present or appearing in the market – from other diabetic people and doctors and researchers concerned with diabetes.

Diabetes - Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG)

Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is an important part of modern therapy for diabetes mellitus. It helps the diabetic person be aware of his blood glucose levels and maintain more constant levels of glucose.

Join this online group on SMBG to get the latest information from other doctors and diabetic people about how you can manage this condition and live successfully with it.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy happens when chronically high blood glucose levels in diabetic persons damage to the retina by causing swelling, leakage, and abnormal new blood vessels in the retina. Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness.

Join this online group on diabetic retinopathy to meet doctors and other patients who can help you face this challenge.

Hyperthyroidism / Thyroiditis / Graves Disease

Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland, resulting in overproduction and thus an excess of circulating free thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), or both.

Hypothyroidism / Myxoedema

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone called thyroxine. In its most profound form, severe hypothyroidism may lead to a life-threatening coma (myxoedema coma).The condition is more common in women than in men, and its incidence increases with age.

For additional details on myxoedema, the medical condition and what the treatment entails, join our support group today.

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The endocrine system manages your hormones, and these in turn regulate your metabolism, growth, tissue function, and even your emotions. Glands located in many parts of the body produce hormones, which then travel through the blood stream to do their work.

Our online support group for those with endocrine problems will help them find doctors and patients who have successfully dealt with similar health concerns.





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