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Old 12-16-2009, 07:33 AM   #2
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Re: finally had surgery today what do these presurgery numbers mean

So glad to hear your surgery went well and the results look promising!
What is the range for that free T4? All the uptake, total and index tests are not of much use I'm afraid, FT3 and FT4 are the tests to ask for to monitor thyroid function. I'm not that sure about thyroglobulin but my understanding is that it's used more as a cancer screening test if you've had a total thyroidectomy due to cancer, TG is produced by thyroid cells and we all have it if we have a thyroid.
Your vitamin D is low, needs to be well up over 50 so I'd recommend you start on some D3, at least 6000 iu daily.