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Key questions on thyroid disease (1.5 CPD hours)

Dr Anh Tran, GP with interest in endocrinology, answers questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on referral for thyroid swellings, levothyroxine dose for hypothyroidism, and investigating hyperthyroidism.



This module will update your knowledge on thyroid disease, including:

  • Which patients with thyroid swelling to refer 
  • Target levels of T4 or TSH in patients with primary hypothyroidism 
  • Factors influencing the choice of treatment in hyperthyroidism
  • Carbimazole use in pregnant patients 
  • Symptoms indicating that a patient has Graves’ ophthalmopathy
  • How to manage a woman with hypothyroidism who is trying to become pregnant

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