The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Thyroid Disorders by Mario Skugor
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If you're one of the 20 million Americans with thyroid disease, you deserve relief and answers. Fortunately, now you can get the expert medical advice you need - from one of America's most trusted thyroid authorities. In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Thyroid Disorders, Dr. Mario Skugor, a physician on the forefront of thyroid health, offers complete information on a variety of thyroid diseases and a host of treatment optiions. he offers the same medical advice he shares with his patients, which will help you improve the quality of your life. Discover how to: Recognize symptons of a possible thyroid disorder, including fatigue, changes in weight, sweating, and trouble sleeping, and learn when you should be tested; Understand the different tests and treatment options, and how to make sure you get the right drug and the right dose to treat your condition; Take action when you find a lump. Understand the difference between a nodule and a goiter and how each is treated; Become knowledgeable about thyroid cancers, especially the critical importance of early detection and treatment; Get the facts on thyroid controversies, including using thyroid hormones for weight loss, treating depression, and more.
 

About Mario Skugor

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Mario Skugor, MD, specializes in thyroid disorders at Cleveland Clinic. He received his medical degree from University of Zagreb in Croatia. He finished residencies in Nuclear Medicine at University of Zagreb, and Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his Endocrine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, where his specialty interests are osteoporosis and calcium metabolism, obesity, and multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes.
 
Published February 3, 2009 by Kaplan Publishing. 224 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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