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If you suspect hypothyroidism, test with CLIA waived ThyroChek®. Symptoms are common to many health problems. ThyroChek will let you know if TSH is greater than 5mIU/L, the first clinical indicator of hypothyroidism - in your office - in 10 minutes.
As a family practice physician, an ob/gyn, an internist, an osteopath, a psychiatrist, there are patients in your waiting room who have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. If you have CLIA waiver status or have moderately complex lab, ThyroChek® is for you.
Some symptoms of hypothyroidism are:
Only a blood test for elevated TSH will let you know. 85 to 90% of your patients will have TSH less than 5mIU/L. They won't need to go to the lab for further testing today.
You may begin treatment for them right away, knowing it is not their thyroid.
ThyroChek® is essential for your health promotion events. It is a new test and a new approach to healthy living. A functioning thyroid gland is the foundation of good health and opens the door to general wellness.
Testing for hypothyroidism will offer real value and greater opportunities to educate on thyroid disease and its link to lifestyle limiting illnesses and life threatening diseases.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins concluded that for women especially, testing or screening for hypothyroidism is the first step in prevention of health issues that are life limiting and costly.
"By adding TSH screening test to total cholesterol tests, there is an opportunity to prevent the progression of mild hypothyroidism to overt hypothyroidism as well as the symptoms of thyroid failure."
Corporate screening programs focussed on productivity and abstenteeism will be excited about ThyroChek®. It is a natural companion to cholesterol screening.
27 million Americans have poor functioning thyroid glands and fewer than half are diagnosed:
Thyroid function is an outer marker of good health. Elevated TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) greater than 5 mIU/L in blood is the first clinical indicator of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is frequently associated with:
Women of child bearing age should be screened to prevent poor pregnancy outcome. Conditions such as unexplained weight gain, loss of libido, dry skin and hair as well as cracked and brittle nails are symptoms of hypothyroidism.
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As demonstrated by the Asheville Project, first with diabetes and recently with asthma, education and medication therapy management services(MTMS) lead to improved clinical and economic outcomes. These outcomes may be directly reimbursed while providing quality added value to your business.
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