at yearly intervals.
This information is included in the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Medical Guidelines for the Clinical Practice for the Evaluation and Treatment of Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism.
That concludes my remarks. I'd be happy to answer either now or later any questions that any of you may have.
Thank you very much.
DR. KIBBE: Thank you, Dr. Hamilton.
Our next scheduled speaker is Dr. Silva, and she is without slides.
DR. SILVA: Without slides. I'm Dr. Omega Logan Silva, a past President of the American Medical Women's Association, AMWA, an organization of 10,000 women physicians and women medical students, and as all of you know, endocrine diseases affect women to a much greater extent than men.
And I have to let you know that Abbott Laboratories is one of our corporate sponsors and Knoll Pharmaceuticals sponsored Thyroid Gland Central which was a campaign for thyroid disease awareness.