Dr. Ted Friedman article on Cyclical Cushing's: Google docs
Dr. Ted Friedman answered our questions in several live voice chats! Listen to his interviews here.
Some of the topics covered: What is Cushing's?; 17-hydroxy; ACL (lab); acne; ACTH; adrenal; atrial myxoma; awareness; birth control pills; Carney Syndrome micronodule adrenal; CBG globulin; central hypothyroidism; circadium rhythm; Corlux, Corcept, cortisol; creatinine; cyclic Cushing's; depression; dexamethosone supression tests; Diabetes Insipidus; ectopic; endoscopy; Esoterix; estrogen; fingerstick machine; genetic testing; growth hormone; hormones; hump; hyperplasia; incidentaloma; IPSS; Korlym; LabCorp; LH, FSH; libido; Liddle test; lung; Lynette Nieman; memory; MEN1; Nelson's Syndrome; NIH; optic nerve; parathyroid; PCOS; periods; pituitary MRI; pituitary; psych disorders; salivary cortisol; stretchmarks; surgeons; symptoms; testing; testosterone; thymus; tired; tumor; UFC; ultrasound; Vanderbuilt; weight; wired at night
Theodore C. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science. He is the Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Molecular Medicine and Metabolism. Dr. Friedman is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Chemistry and Biological Sciences and his M.D.-Ph.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, with his Ph.D. from City University of New York in Pharmacology. He completed his internal medicine residency from University of Michigan and his fellowship in Endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child, Health and Human Development. He has a private practice in Los Angeles specializing in hard-to-diagnose and treat cases of adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid disorders. He is the father of three children. Dr. Friedman lives in California.
He's the "Dr House" of endocrinology. He loves complicated cases and is an outstanding diagnostician.
He also has a PhD in pharmacology.
Kate (Fairley) and Dr. Ted Friedman on National Geographic TV, September 2007/
Read Dr. Friedman's First Cushing's Help and Support Guest Chat
November 11, 2003 »
Dr. Friedman's Second Guest Transcript, March 2, 2004 »
The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease: Professional Advice on Getting the Right Diagnosis, Managing Your Symptoms, And Feeling Great (Everything: Health and Fitness) (Paperback)
by Theodore C., M.D., Ph.D. Friedman (Author), Winnie Yu (Author)
If you have a thyroid condition, you are not alone. An estimated 13 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease. The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease, cowritten by acclaimed thyroid specialist, Theodore C. Friedman, is the authoritative handbook you need to help you live with this disease. You'll learn about:
- How the thyroid functions and dysfunctions
- Who is at risk for thyroid disease
- Well-known thyroid disorders-hyper, hypo, and Grave's disease
- Far-reaching effects (weight loss and gain, anxiety, depression)
- Treatments and living with the disease
Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.
Sample chapters (PDF format)