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Improving Lives Touched by Hypoparathyroidism 


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The HypoPARAthyroidism Association is an non-profit patient organization working to improve lives touched by hypoparathyroidism, a rare medical disorder in which the parathyroid glands fail to produce sufficient amounts of the parathyroid hormone. We are directed by an unpaid volunteer Board of Directors and are overseen by a Medical Advisory Board.

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The 1st Quarter 2015 issue of the HypoPARA-Post is now available online - FREE to all for a limited time. 

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T-shirt Design Competition

The winner of the T-shirt competition is Ginny B.  Congratulations Ginny!

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Registration for the 9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism to be held June 4-6, 2015, in Minneapolis, MN  is now open!  

For more details and to register see our Conference Info page.

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The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) the publisher of Endocrine Practice has generously allowed us to post the paper  "Understanding the Burden of Illness Associated with Hypoparathyroidism Reported Among Patients in the PARADOX Study" on our site.  They are asking our members to print only one copy for their personal use (eg to help educate their doctor).  This study is one many of our members participated in to help the medical community better understand what it really means to have hypoparathyroidism.  To view the paper for free, you must log in to our site.   Here’s the link:  https://www.hypopara.org/webinars/paradox_results.html

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