The thyroid is a component of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis, which is responsible for maintaining normal levels of thyroid hormones. Thyroid disease or dysfunction may result from structural or functional abnormalities along any part of this complex network.

Hear the latest news and learn about exciting research, to stay at the leading edge of understanding and treating thyroid disease at a time of changing standards in diagnosis and care; and read our Clinical Practice Guideline on Management of Thyroid Dysfunction during Pregnancy and Postpartum, or view all Endocrine Society Guidelines.

Education and Meetings

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Patient Resources

Endocrinologists—physicians and scientists who study and care for patients with endocrine gland and hormone problems—study and treat several major disorders of the thyroid gland. For more information please visit