Do you have news regarding your thyroid advocacy initiative? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “ADVOCACY UPDATES” and we may post your news here! ThyroidChange aims to unite our community of patients, organizations, groups, blogs and physicians in the shared vision for much needed change in thyroid disease testing and treatment options.
09/20/13 ThyroidChange, Inc was formed under 12A:2-6 of the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act.
04/16/13 Scottish Parliament makes decision on who will bring the Scottish Thyroid and Adrenal petition forward for action.
03/29/13 Growing number of notable supporters, including Ridha Arem, MD and Thierry Hertoghe, MD join ThyroidChange.
03/28/13 New medical advisers, Dr Rudolf Hoërmann and Dr John Midgley join Thyroid UK advocacy efforts.
03/06/13 American actress, Faith Ford and American model, Kim Alexis become new ThyroidChange supporters.
03/03/13 Notable doctors, Henry Lindner, MD and Mark Starr, MD become new ThyroidChange supporters.
02/11/13: Gena Lee Nolin, American actress and model becomes new ThyroidChange supporters.
02/05/13: Scottish residents meet with Scottish Parliament regarding better thyroid and adrenal care, and thyroid petition.
01/14/13: Congratulations! 8,000 signatures are reached on the Thyroid Patients’ Petition for Better Care!
01/15/13: ThyroidChange distributes mass press release regarding AACE/ATA protest.
01/12/13: ThyroidChange and patients stage mass protest on the social media pages of the AACE/ATA.
12/14/13: ThyroidChange representative, Christine Sypien and thyroid activist/author, Janie A. Bowthorpe meet with Pennsylvania senators regarding the need for better thyroid care.
11/15/12: Congratulations! 7,000 signatures are reached on the Thyroid Patients’ Petition for Better Care!
11/13/12: U.S. Senators of Pennsylvania send ThyroidChange’s congressional letter to the Washington D.C. office for review.
10/05/12: ThyroidChange sends letter to AACE/ATA in response to their 2012 Clinical Practice Guidelines.
09/28/12: ThyroidChange distributes mass press release.
09/21/12: “Stop the Thyroid Madness,” is translated into both the German and Swedish languages.
09/21/12: Congratulations! 6,000 signatures are reached on the Thyroid Patients’ Petition for Better Care!
08/31/12: Missy Elliott, American rapper, record producer and a five-time Grammy Award winner, becomes new ThyroidChange supporter.
08/27/12: Congratulations! 5,000 signatures are reached on the Thyroid Patients’ Petition for Better Care!
08/15/12: The Patient Experience features ThryoidChange in an article. Check out the story, “Patient Suffering Spawns ThyroidChange and Rallies Over 4,300+ Signatures”!
08/03/12: Dr. William Davis, author of the New York Times, Best Seller, Wheat Belly, becomes new ThyroidChange supporter.
07/27/12: Sara Gottfried, MD (http://SaraGottfriedMD.com) and Chris Kressler, L.Ac: (http://chriskresser.com) become ThyroidChange supporters.
07/24/12: Congratulations! 4,000 signatures are reached on the Thyroid Patients’ Petition for Better Care!
07/09/12: TPA sends letter and rebuttal to the President of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK.
07/01/12: Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, best-selling author of From Fatigued to Fantastic!, becomes new ThyroidChange supporter.
07/01/12: The PTD Petition becomes ThyroidChange and launches web-based initiative.
06/22/12: Dr. Holtorf, medical director of the National Academy of Hypothyroidism, becomes new ThyroidChange supporter.
06/07/12: Toni Childs, singer/songwriter, Emmy winner and Grammy nominee becomes new ThyroidChange supporter.
05/15/12: Patients with Thyroid Dysfunction Demand Better Care (PTD Petition) is written and distributed to 30+ international Endocrinology organizations.
Thank you to each person reading this and for spreading the word of the petition. Please keep sharing. Every effort can help create change!