About the Author
Diagnosed with a thyroid disease in 1995, Mary J. Shomon has transformed her health challenges into a mission as a nationally-known patient advocate. She has worked for more than 20 years in writing, advertising, public relations, and communications and is the founder and editor-in-chief of several thyroid, autoimmune, and nutrition newsletters, as well as the internet's most popular thyroid disease website, www.thyroid-info.com. She is one of the first patient members of the American Academy on Physician and Patient and is the author of The Thyroid Diet, The Menopause Thyroid Solution, Living Well With Autoimmune Disease, Living Well With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, Living Well With Hypothyroidism, and Living Well with Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism. She lives in Kensington, Maryland.