Happy thyroid cancer awareness month! Becky Johnson and Daria Jerauld join Jessie for this episode where they discuss the low iodine diet (LID) and radioactive iodine treatment (RAI). Becky and Daria lead a LID support group through ThyCa and discuss resources they recommend such as the LID cookbook. Becky and Daria provide an overview of LID, numerous tips around how to navigate the LID period, and discuss their experiences with RAI. Daria went through RAI in 1996, Becky in 2010 and Jessie in 2021 so they share their various experiences with the treatment.
Links to resources discussed in the podcast episode:
-LID cookbook/app: https://www.thyca.org/pap-fol/lowiodinediet/
-LID support groups: https://www.thyca.org/sg/sig-lid/
-ThyCa conference (Oct 13-15 2023): https://thyca.org/support/conferences/
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