How does my doctor know I have Hashimoto's disease?
A blood test can tell if your thyroid gland is not working properly. It measures hormone levels to check for Hashimoto's disease.
Thyroiditis: Differential Diagnosis and Management by J Slatosky, D.O., B Shipton, D.O., and H Wahba, M.D. (American Family Physician February 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000215/1047.html)
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