Thyroid Hormone Therapy Brings Benefits and Potential Risks for Pregnant Women.

The usual protocol for pregnant women with an underactive thyroid is to treat the condition with synthetic thyroid hormone therapy. Treating an underactive thyroid during pregnancy with hormone treatment can lower the risks of pregnancy complications such as pregnancy loss, placental abruption, premature rupture of membranes, and neonatal death. But is the treatment itself creating its own set of risks? …

Delaying Diabetes Treatment Could Cause Irreversible Damage

Two years! Northwestern’s Dr. Amisha Wallia explained to CBS 2 Chicago that in just a two year span, patients with untreated diabetes have increased infections and acute blurred vision, that will only worsen and cause severe damage if treatment is not sought. Every year, millions of americans are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and most are shocked to find …