Deiodinase Enzymes

Paul is an active advocate for thyroid patients through his regular blog posts, which offer a wealth of information that both relate to his books as well as current news and insights.

This tag applies to posts about the D1, D2 and D3 deiodinase enzymes, that are involved in the conversion of T4 thyroid hormone into biologically active hormone T3 and reverse T3 (rT3).

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More T4 or T3 Thyroid Medication May Not Always Raise Patients’ FT3 Levels in Thyroid Hormone Treatment

Sometimes 2 +2 does not equal 4 when dealing with thyroid hormones. This blog post is relevant to those patients ...

Thyroid Hormones and Deiodinase Enzymes

Here are two more good articles from Dr. Tania Smith of the Canadian Thyroid Patients group.  I recommend these articles ...

The Thyroid System- What You Need to Know (& what your doctor may not know) – YouTube Video Blog 

My name is Paul Robinson. I am the author of three books on recovering from hypothyroidism: The Thyroid Patient's Manual, ...

DIO1 and DIO2 Gene Defects and Testing Them for Thyroid Patients with Suspected T4 to T3 Conversion Issues

The D1 and D2 deiodinase enzymes are produced in our cells to enable the conversion of FT4 to FT3 to ...