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Free Thyroid Patient Education Forum to be held in Phoenix

Thyroid Experts and Thyroid Patients join together to inform the general public, thyroid patients, and their friends and families about:

Thyroid Disease and You

Concerned about low energy? memory loss? ... fatigue? …depression … rapid heart beat … restlessness … infertility ... weight or hair changes … a lump on your neck? Could it be your thyroid?

Sponsored by the ATA Alliance:
Thyroid Foundation of America, ThyCa, Light of Life, and National Graves’ Disease Foundation

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2006

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 Patient Forum; 2:30 – 3:30 Patient Workshops

Location: Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa
5594 West Wild Horse Pass Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85226 (15 minutes south of Phoenix airport)

New this year – after the initial forum there will be a breakout Q & A session and mini workshops with expert physicians and patient education groups the thyroid topics of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism/Graves’ disease, and thyroid cancer.

Reservations requested, walk-ins welcome. Please call TFA at 1-800-832-8321 or email to rsvp. (Please indicate in your message the thyroid condition you are most concerned about.)


1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Registration, Welcome, and Exhibits.
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Thyroid Forum. Moderator: Lawrence C. Wood, M.D., Thyroid Foundation of America (TFA) Endocrinologists and thyroid patients describe thyroid disorders, diagnosis, and treatment and answer your questions.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Q & A—Mini-Workshops With thyroid expert physicians and patient education groups. Topics: Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism/Graves’ Disease, and Thyroid Cancer
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Informal Conversation and Exhibits Please come if you have questions, symptoms, or concerns about a thyroid problem. Receive free educational materials.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: The hotel is located 15 miles south of downtown Phoenix. From I-10 East, go to Exit 162, Wild Horse Pass Blvd. Exit right on Wild Horse Pass Blvd. Take the first right and follow the signs to Sheraton Wild Horse Pass. For a map and further details, visit:

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