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The Making of Parathyroid Punk Music Video

Oct 9th 2014 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid Punk is a amazing music video who's purpose is to teach about hyperparathyroidism caused by a "punk" parat...

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Canadian Patients Traveling to Florida for Parathyroid Surgery Continues to Increase.

Feb 24th 2014 by Dr. James Norman

Canadians with hyperparathyroidism claim expertise in parathyroid surgery and long wait times as the reasons for traveling...

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GERD Often Caused by High Blood Calcium and Hyperparathyroidism

Jan 15th 2014 by Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS

GERD (Gastro-Esophageal-Reflux Disease) occurs in 65% of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and high calcium. Remov...

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What is hyperparathyroidism? Look at how the word is spreading!

Nov 1st 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

What is hyperparathyroidism? How are we getting the word out? Hyperparathyroidism is a disease that is dramatically under-...

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A Doctor With Hyperparathyroidism: How Parathyroid Surgery Changed Me in One Month.

Oct 12th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism sneaked up on me. I was feeling tired and old. I'm a family practice doctor so my job is to take c...

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Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism in Myself: A Parathyroid Nurse's Experiences with a Disease She Treats.

Oct 2nd 2013 by Connie Farrell, RN, BSN.

I'm a nurse; a parathyroid nurse.  I've taken care of thousands of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism over the year...

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Who is Teaching Doctors About Hyperparathyroidism? An Endocrinologist's Perspective of this Overlooked Disease.

Sep 18th 2013 by Lee Metchick, MD

As an endocrinologist, nearly 95% of my patients are referred from primary care physicians who know the patient feels ...

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Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Levels: Why are mine all over the map?

Aug 28th 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels are typically steady and constant in the patient with normal parathyroid glands, but a pa...

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Diagnosing Hyperparathyroidism: Top 10 Mistakes Doctors Make Diagnosing Parathyroid Problems.

Aug 25th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism should be easy to diagnose in about 95% of cases. Unfortunately many doctors and endocrinologists ...

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Parathyroid Adenomas Located in the Chest: No Worries, Chest Parathyroid Tumors can be Very Easy to Remove!

Aug 4th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid tumors located in the chest can almost always be removed via a small neck incision. Don't split your sternum o...

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Normal Blood Calcium Levels - Adjusted for Patient's Age

Jul 11th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Blood calcium levels vary as we age, but labs don't give normal calcium ranges according to age. The highest blood calcium...

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Parathyroid cancer? Parathyroid tumors aren't cancer, but can act like it.

Jun 21st 2013 by Dr. Douglas Politz

Parathyroid tumors may look benign (harmless) under a microscope, but they damage many organs in the body over time-making...

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High Calcium and Hyperparathyroidism During Pregnancy

May 17th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

High blood calcium during pregnancy can be very dangerous to the baby, resulting in miscarriage rates 5-10 times higher. H...

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