This healthcast describes the special characteristics of thyroid disease in the elderly.
You will learn:
- How the signs and symptoms are so different from those in younger patients.
- The different ways we manage thyroid disease in the elderly.
- Why radioactive iodine may be better than anti-thyroid drugs in the elderly.
Length: 11 minutes
The advice in these Healthcasts is no subsititue for the advice of your own physician. You should make no changes in your medical care based on this advice before checking with your physician.