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Old 07-19-2006, 12:39 PM   #1
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What in an Endo?

Hi All, I hope you do not think I'm a dummy but I am fairly new to this board. I was recently dx with hypo and reading all the posts I can to learn more and alot of them talk about talking to their Endo. What do they specialize in exactly? I also keep seeing people that Hashis and wondering if I might have this. How do they determine that by you blood work? Thanks so much! Jules

 
Old 07-20-2006, 07:07 AM   #2
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Re: What in an Endo?

Jules...

And Endocrinoligist works with the endocrin system. They specialize in thryriod disorders, diabetes, and others diseases.

I was diagnosed with Hashi's by my endo. He made his diagnosis based on my enlarged thyriod and overporduction of thyriod antibodies. So, my body is attacking my thyroid. I am new to this, so I have no idea if this is a common way to make the diagnosis.

 
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Re: What in an Endo?

Thanks Frenna for the info. I hope everything will turn out well for you. Jules

 
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