The Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation is a U.S.-based non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Originally established in 1990 as the National Graves’ Disease Foundation, the GDATF is the leading source of help and hope for patients living with Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, thyroid eye disease, and other thyroid related disorders. We provide education and support for patients, family members, caregivers, friends, and healthcare professionals. In furthering our mission, we seek out and share information from internationally recognized medical experts.
What Makes This Forum Different?
If you do an Internet search for “Graves’ Disease Support”, you will find a number of options for forums with various formats. Some have little or no moderation, and might advocate questionable medical practices. Others will bombard you with advertisements for products or services. Still others will only focus on one of the three available treatment options. All of these formats have advantages and disadvantages. The structure that has been approved by our Board of Directors has been designed to provide an environment that (1) provides reliable information from credible medical sources, (2) welcomes all individuals, regardless of treatment option chosen, and (3) remains free of advertisements and sales pitches. You will be asked to agree to the forum rules (below) before participating. This forum is open to the public, but only registered users can post or reply. To get started, please select “Forum Registration” if you are brand new to gdatf.org – or select “Forum Password Reset” if you have an existing account from the prior forum. (All users with a prior account will need to reset their password.)