Comments by Readers

To all the doctors that contribute to Thyroidmanager.org: I just want to thank all of the doctors that contribute their thyroid studies to thyroidmanager and to those that maintain the website. After seven years of suboptimal medical treatment for my Hashimoto’s (TSH levels kept between 2 and 3), my health was poor and my vitiligo advanced tremendously. However, because of the knowledge I gained from the website, I was able to find a wonderful endocrinologist that now has my TSH at .6 and I feel wonderful and my vitiligo is actually repigmenting! I am no longer walking around in a fog struggling to stay awake all day and I can enjoy my three beautiful children, not to mention the hope I now feel as my pigment continues to come back. Thank-you once again and please know you are changing lives for the better.

Sincerely,
Susan L.
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
October 23, 2008


Thank You. Thyroid Manager is a unique and invaluable resource.I wonder at your kindness and efficiency in answering questions

D.W.Ingram
October 30, 2007


Soy un endocrinologo mexicano con un particular interes en las enfermedades del tiroides y Thyroid manager es un medio maravilloso para reviar estos temas.

irunkle@telefonica.me
October, 30 2007


Thank you very much for your letter answering my question. It is also very pleasant to realize that doctors who care more about helping people that about proper billing still exist in this country. Thank you again for everything you are doing.

Sincerely,
A. Chanturiya
March 21, 200


Dear Editor, I wish to congratulate you for the fantastic work you are doing, providing public access to such a high quality of education material on the Internet. I want to express my profound appreciation and confess that the materials on your website have been tremendously useful to me.

Dr. M Ogundele, SpR Paediatrics
November 18, 2006


Can’t thank you enough for your advise and for taking time out of your busy schedule to talk with me. Having just completed fellowship and feeling “alone” it’s wonderful to know that you’re “out there” willing to hold our hands and guide us along!! On behalf of all “post fellows” learning the ropes, I thank you from the bottom of my heart!!

K H, MD


Thank you for providing such an outstanding source of information, especially with regards to statistical occurrences of various symptoms, rates of advancement, etc. as relates to Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Incredibly informative. Excellent site.

Kerren
January 14, 2004


Congratulations on the Thyroidmanager and Endotext.org product. It is truly wonderful, and as teaching faculty we use it regularly.

Gregory Tennyson, MD
November 1, 2003


Thank you for providing such an outstanding source of information on thyroid disease. I have found it invaluable in caring for patients and have referred may other physicians to this great site.

Dr. Alison McAllister
Beaverton, OR
June 1, 2003


Absolutely phenomenal site, especially the wealth of links provided. Thank you for your expertise and time invested.

G T. M, D.V.M.
April 25, 2003


Just a thankyou for a most helpful site that has benefited me (and my patients) over the last year and a bit I have made use of it.

R K, Family Physician
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
January 4, 2003


Dear Thyroid Disease Manager Team,

I am a medical student in London and I feel compelled to write to you to thank whomever is responsible for the Thyroid Disease Manager Web site. It is the most amazing, thorough, easily negotiable and all round fabulous site I have come across for anything medical. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I have emailed all my coursemates to get them to use it too.

I notice you are sponsored by Abbott – I promise to buy/use/prescribe what ever it is they do/make in gratitude!!!

You have done more for my knowledge of thyroid problems in the last 4 hours than I could possibley have learned from the various books I have consulted in days.

I particularly like the summary sections of each chapter. In fact, I tended to read these first, and then go in and read the rest of the chapter (or the bits relevant to my learning objectives). If I had to offer any suggestions for improvements, the summary in the immunology chapter was very different to the rest. It was not a summary of the chapter, but more a kind of epitaph.

I hope your idea catches on for other specialties/diseases.

Your most thankfully,
J. D., Medical Student
Graduate Entry Programme, St. George’s Hospital Medical School
London, UK


It has been a real pleasure to find out this page and the thyroid and your book. For me, in Bolivia, it is very difficult to get access to the Medical literature. Thank you very much for your efforts!!

Regards,
Instituto Nacional de Medicina Nuclear
La Paz, Bolivia


Thank you. I had my thyroid completely removed in 1987. It change my life forever. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate you being on the web.

T. R.
June 16, 2001


I have a long-standing side interest in thyroid pathophysiology, especially as it affects CNS function relevant to psychiatric illness. My first focused readings in this area came during a medical student clerkship at the NIH almost 20 years ago. In 1999 I was asked to prepare a lecture on this topic. Many hours of reading, reviewing, and writing went into that lecture, as you can well imagine.

Just recently I have been asked to give this lecture once again. In some ways it was easier to write the entire lecture from scratch, rather than review what I’ve written and decide what is still up to date, as my usual reading does not include much of the ongoing thyroid literature. This work has been made much easier by my fortuitous discovery of the Thyroid Disease Manager. What a wonderful piece of work! Several of my questions–issues unclear in my original lecture, new concerns developed over the past few years–were quickly and authoritatively answered by TDM. Thank you for placing this very valuable resource on the web.

Sincerely,
J. W.
June 12, 2001


I am a medical editor —I regularly research medicine on the web and this site is by far one of the most intelligently constructed and comprehensive I have encountered. The information on ultrasound was straightforward and comprehensible and answered all my questions.— Thank you for this impressive and wonderful site. I only wish there were others like it in other specialties.

J. W.
June 12, 2001


Congratulations for this valuable initiative. As a young endocrinologist, I found this site very helpful in my day-to-day practice. Keep on going !

Dr. V. C.
Endocrinologie-Diab√ętologie, Centre Hospitalier Jolimont-Lobbes
Belgium


This is by far the most up-to-date Info on Thyroid disorders. THANK YOU !!Being an old “doc” in thyroidology dealing with these problems day to day I must admit that I did learn something today:D1-D2-D3 and Selenium’s effect on T4 –> T3 conversion. Again, THANK YOU for a wonderful publication!

C. B., M.D.
El Paso


We already use ThyroidManager as a reference for our students and fellows. We thank you for making such a complete text available for everyone interested in the thyroid field Endocrine service.

HUCFF/UFRJ


I am a head and neck surgeon (ENT), working in the UK. I have found your site invaluable, instructive and a breath of fresh air!!!

Thank you!
B di MBBS, FRCS, FRCS ORL HNS


I greatly appreciate your wonderful contribution to medical education using the website. I am sure that THYROIDMANAGER is highly evaluated. I really expect the continuation and version-up timely of THYROIDMANAGER.

Best wishes,
S. Y.
Nagasaki University School of Medicine


Thank you so much for introducing your nice web site. It will be very helpful for all the thyroidologists and all the other physicians in the world. Free site is bravo.

T. T., MD


We really enjoyed your site. Congratulations on this brilliant initiative.

Laura


Dear Dr. Hennemann, Dr. De Groot, and thyroid specialists contributing or working for Thyroid Disease Manager.org. This is the first time I read the ‘News’.I don’t have medical background but I have thyrtoxicosis. ( I had tried to read some of the book chapters). The sites offer far much more than my doctor told me. After reading the articles in the site and including the “news” [on the relationship between hypothyroidism and fetus’ IQ..I am glad that i didn’t opt for taking the radioactive iodine or the operation. (well, I am on the propylthiouracil – I am a 33 y.o. woman) Thanks for the site and researche and effort and kind thoughts and everyone who contributes.

THANKS everyone!
May joy, peace, wealth, health, luck & love be with you.