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HONcode status The health Website
Thyroid Disease Manager
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Thyroid Disease Manager
Web address:http://www.thyroidmanager.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct233245
Date of initial review: 25 Jun 2001
Validity of certificate11 Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Date of last visit11 Sep 2011
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Thyroid Disease Managerę was developed by Leslie J. De Groot, M.D., Georg Hennemann, M.D., and a Group of Thyroid Experts from around the world.
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2. Presentation of the site
Our primary goal is to assist physicians in managing patients who have, or may have, thyroid disease. Thus we provide information on diseases, diagnosis, and therapy, and roadmaps through the process. In addition we will provide information on development, function, and control of the normal and diseased thyroid that will also be useful to trainees and researchers.
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It provides physicians, researchers, and trainees (as well as patients) around the world with an authoritative, current, complete, objective, FREE, and down-loadable source on the thyroid. This website is directed to helping physicians care for their patients with thyroid problems.
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Purpose of the website
Nothing contained in the website is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment of a specific individual or in lieu of consulting with a physician for medical diagnosis and/or treatment.
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3. Confidentiality
We collect no information from readers, and do not employ any cookies.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
1. Graves RJ: Clinical lectures. London Med Surg J (pt 2):516, 1835.
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The latest revisions were introduced 7 NOV 2010.
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
By email

Contact Leslie DeGroot at
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This site is owned and operated by ENDOCRINE EDUCATION, INC.
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8. Advertising policy
6. RELATIONSHIPS WITH ADVERTISERS We do not have advertising on this site.
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