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New Hypothyroid TSH Guidelines

Listed below are 3 major changes in the AACE 2012 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypothyroidism in Adults which may affect many of us !

Overt Hypothyroidism:

      -->  TSH levels abvove 10 mlU/L

Subclinical hypothyroidism:

      --->  TSH less than 10 mIU/L, with lower Free Thyroxine (Free T4) levels

Medication treatment for Hypothyroidism:

---->   Treated only with levothyroxine drugs.

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Citations:   Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypothyroidism in Adults

Additional Info:  About.com  2012 Hypothyroidism Guidelines Published


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