Dr. Michael Ruscio, DC is a clinician, Naturopathic Practitioner, clinical researcher, author, and adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport. His work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and he speaks at conferences around the globe.
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45:15 Should patients start with combination therapy?
52:41 What to do step-by-step
55:10 What about liquid T4?
58:12 Side effects & risks of adding T3
Dr. Bianco received his MD from Santa Casa Medical School and a PhD in human physiology at the University of Sao Paulo, in Brazil. He’s the former president of the American Thyroid Association (2015-2016) and author of the book “Rethinking Hypothyroidism” .
Currently, he’s a Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago in the research unit called the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition which focuses on thyroid hormone metabolism, more specifically, how certain enzymes called deiodinases control thyroid hormone action & metabolism. This research forms the basis for his understanding of the variable response to thyroid hormone replacement among individuals.
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