Tricia Westhoff, M.D., and Eli Ipp, M.D.
Dr. Westhoff is Endocrinology Fellow, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Dr. Ipp is Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Westhoff reports no commercial conflict of interest. In the past three years, Dr. Ipp has received grant/research support from Pfizer, Inc., R.W. Johnson, and Novo-Nordisk. He has served as a consultant for Novo-Nordisk, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceutical and Hoechst Marion Roussel. Dr Ipp has also served on the Speakers' Bureau for Novo-Nordisk.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe mechanisms for hyperthyroidism in pregnancy
- Discuss the principles of treatment of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy and breast-feeding
- Discuss the impact of hyperthyroidism on the fetus and neonate.