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Patient Story – Kimberly Dorris – A Comprehensive Analysis of Graves’ Disease


This episode is a thorough presentation of Graves’ disease from Kimberly Dorris, an educator and expert, and also a patient. In this episode, listeners will gain a thorough understanding of a disease that is often confused with other diagnosis.

Kimberly Dorris is the Executive Director and CEO of the Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation, a small non-profit organization based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

She began working with the GDATF as a volunteer in 2010, and took over day-to-day management of the Foundation in 2011. Ms. Dorris has a unique perspective on thyroid dysfunction, having lived with both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.  She was diagnosed with Graves’ disease in 2007 and took methimazole for seven years.