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The Dangers of Diabetes, Different Types, How it’s Diagnosed, Who’s at Risk?

Posted by Medical Board on February 17, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 10% of the U.S. population now has diabetes, and roughly one-fourth of those struggling with the disease go undiagnosed and untreated.  With 30 million Americans suffering from diabetes, this is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing health concerns for

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The Frightening Truth About Iodine Deficiency, Disorders Linked to Low Levels

Posted by Medical Board on February 12, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Critical for the production of thyroid hormones, iodine facilitates the synthesis of triodothyronine, also known as (T3) and thyroxine, referred to as (T4).  These hormones are necessary for the development of major organs including the brain, both in utero and in early infancy.  Without iodine other organs such as the heart, liver and kidneys cannot

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Answers for Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted by Medical Board on January 29, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Named for Edinburgh educated medical doctor, Thomas Addison who first identified changes in skin pigmentation in patients with a peculiar form of “anaemia”, Addison’s disease is a serious form of adrenal insufficiency.  Marked by extreme fatigue, gastrointestinal disturbances and rapid weight loss, the condition (though completely treatable) can be fatal without proper medical intervention.[5] What

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