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Video: Supermodel Kim Alexis Joins Forces with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in a National PSA to Raise Awareness About Thyroid Problems
Date:1/15/2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kim Alexis is a supermodel, athlete, mother-of-five and host of TV Land's hit show "She's Got the Look," where women compete to be the world's next supermodel at 35 and older.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/aace/36537/

The fashion world of a supermodel (and the life of a mother) is non-stop. So when Kim noticed that she was running out of energy for no apparent reason, she grew concerned. That's when she saw an endocrinologist and discovered that she had a thyroid problem.

As many as 25 million Americans, most of them women, suffer from an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), and nearly half are still undiagnosed. For many people, signs and symptoms of an underactive thyroid can sometimes be overlooked. Things such as unexplained fatigue, forgetfulness, weight gain, and dry, itchy skin can all be features of hypothyroidism. For many thyroid patients, the solution can be as simple as a thyroid hormone replacement pill. That was the case with Kim.

That's why she is joining forces with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE); to educate Americans about thyroid dysfunction. Within a few months of beginning her treatment, Kim felt better and noticed the fatigue and other symptoms she had been experiencing had gone away.

About AACE

AACE is a professional medical organization with more than 6,000 members in the United States and 84 other countries. Founded in 1991, AACE is dedicated to the optimal care of patients with endocrine problems. AACE initiatives inform the public about endocrine disorders. AACE also conducts continuing education programs for clinical endocrinologists, physicians whose advanced, specialized training enables them to be experts in the care of endocrine diseases, such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth hormone deficiency, osteoporosis, cholesterol disorders, hypertension and obesity.

For more information, contact Bryan Campbell of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at 904-353-7878, or bcampbell@aace.com


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