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Re: [IP] Hyperthyroid and Graves disease



Believe hyper and Graves is the same thing. my son (43) diag as graves, the
army zapped his thyroid (radioactive) now takes thyroid meds & doing grate.
don

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rammtoy" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 9:11 PM
Subject: [IP] Hyperthyroid and Graves disease


> I'm confused...Kevin was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism...does this mean
he
> HAS Graves disease or is hyperthyroidism a symptom of Graves? He doesn't
have
> the classic large eyeball condition...just low TSH and High T4 and
enlarged
> thyroid gland. No real other symptoms. Apparently, we caught it early.
>
> Robin
> mom to Kevin, 15, dx 12/98
> pumping 5/99
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