Parkinson's Disease - information for patients, carers and doctors
The classical features of Parkinson’s disease are usually straightforward to spot: Resting Tremor Muscular rigidity Paucity of movement...
Graves Hyperthyroidism - information for patients
Dr Philip Kelly, consultant endocrinologist at King's College Hospital discusses Graves' thyrotoxicosis, what is it, how does it pre
Thyroid Scan and Breastfeeding
If your doctor needs to recommend a thyroid uptake scan while you are breastfeeding they, and the nuclear medicine doctors and physicists wi
Goitre - information for patients
Goitre - causes including iodine deficiency, Graves' disease, Hashimoto's and multinodular and solitary nodular disease; how we diag
Thyroid Eye Disease and Smoking
Graves' thyrotoxicosis is the commonest cause of hyperthyroidism; thyroid eye disease is common in Graves', though mostly it is mild
Thyrotoxicosis - revised guidance from the American Thyroid Association
Dr Philip Kelly discusses give major changes in the 2016 Thyrotoxicosis Guidance revision from the American Thyroid Association Thyrotoxicos
Thyrotoxicosis - beta blockade
What is the role of beta-blockers in the management of thyrotoxicosis?
Thyroid medications - carbimazole or propythiouracil, patient advice
Consultant Endocrinologist Dr Philip Kelly details what advice her gives patients on carbimazole or propylthiouracil.