Oct 15, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and related issues, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroiditis. This collection features AFP content on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and related issues, including hyperthyroidism, ...
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Complications and Special Situations
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Oct 15, 2018 - The effectiveness of levothyroxine for reducing TSH levels is most dependent on the timing of meals in relation to drug administration. There is conflicting evidence. In two studies, levothyroxine taken at least two hours after eating in the evening maintained or improved TSH levels ...
American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries
Mar 15, 2018 - The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Mar 15, 2018 - A 45-year-old Korean American woman comes to your office for a wellness visit. She has a history of allergic rhinitis, and her family history is significant for diabetes mellitus in her father. She describes her health as good and has no concerns.
American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice
Oct 15, 2017 - Treatment of patients with a minimally elevated thyrotropin (thyroid-stimulating hormone) level did not result in any improvement in symptoms. If patients present with a thyrotropin level between 4.6 and 10 mIU per L, repeat the test because the levels often normalize (this occurred in ...
American Family Physician : POEMs