This website is dedicated to the millions of thyroid patients who are being ignored and left to suffer unnecessarily, and to healthcare practitioners, who want to better serve those patients.

Terms and Conditions

By using the patient-to-patient informational web site, the main thyroid online support forum and the forums for Moderators, Officers and Trustees, you signify that you have read and assent to these Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with the Conditions of Use, do not use this web site or register for any of the said online forums. If you use this site in any way, you are agreeing to the Conditions of Use as stated here.

This patient-to-patient website Thyroid Patient Advocacy (TPA) and forums have been created for informational purposes –information which should be discussed with a qualified medical professional. It is not provided to be a substitute for professional medical advice or to be used as personal medical diagnosis, advice or treatment. It does not recommend or endorse any individual treatment, any specific test, products or procedures that may be mentioned on this site. Instead, it has been created to be educational and informational, and/or to take this information into your team approach with your medical practitioner.

The content may contain inaccuracies and/or typographical errors and/or content which may not apply to you. The owner and designer make no representations about the results to be obtained from the site or content. The use of the site and content is at your own risk. The site and content contained therein are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. Reliance on any information is solely at your own risk.

The creators and contributors of this TPA site and forums assume no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea, or opinion contained in the information of the site, none of which is to be construed as personal medical advice. You agree to indemnify and hold TPA, its owner, designer, website creator, Moderators, Trustees, Officers and patient contributors harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the web site and forums.

Changes or omissions:

The TPA owner, designer, website creator, Moderators, Trustees and Officers reserve the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of this site.


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