Description: Going to have parathyroid surgery? This free app will guide you through every aspect of your parathyroid operation. Produced by the Norman Parathyroid Center for their patients, but also designed to benefit all persons having parathyroid surgery at any hospital. From the basics on what to wear and what to bring to the hospital, to when you can exercise and go back to work. Contains advice on vitamin D, calcium, and osteoporosis medications after surgery among dozens of other topics. Potential surgery problems are covered so you understand what is normal and what is not. Made by the most experienced parathyroid surgeons in the world; with over 35,000 parathyroid operations performed, these doctors have seen every possible situation and have put that knowledge into an easy to use format. Download the app and make your parathyroid operation the best experience it can be! And make sure the people going with you to the hospital download the app too so they know what is going on. Features: Before Your Operation - How to prepare for the operation including buying your calcium pills. Day of Your Operation - What to bring, what to wear and other basics. Overview of who you will meet and how your day will proceed. After Your Operation - What to expect on every topic, from incision pain, taking calcium pills, followup with your doctors and when you can expect to be a new person! Frequently Asked Questions - Tons of questions we have been asked while performing over 3,700 parathyroid operations per year. Video Testimonial Producer - Make a video testimonial to help teach other patients about parathyroid disease and how it has affected your life before and after your operation. Search Tool - Easy access to the hundreds of topics covered in this app. Arrival Time and Location - Personalized for Norman Parathyroid Center (NPC) patients with the correct appointment time and map. Non-functional if using as Guest. Family and Friends - People going with you should download app to understand what is happening, and what they should bring with them. About the Parathyroid Center - History and significance of the Parathyroid Institute in Tampa and how it has impacted countless lives like yours. Hotel Reservations - Having surgery in Tampa? -- Connect with our partner hotels. Notifications - Patients having surgery at NPC will receive 5 reminders to help organize their operation. Non-functional if using as Guest. Disclaimer: This app does not provide medical advice, nor provide for the diagnosis or treatment of disease. Always seek the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider for any issues, questions, or concerns you may have about your health, surgery, or after surgery complications. Some information is written specifically for patients undergoing surgery at the Norman Parathyroid Center and therefore will be different for those having surgery at another institution. Some information may not apply to you if you are having surgery at another institution, and may be in conflict with advice or information given to you by your doctors. Always follow the advice of YOUR doctors over the information contained within this app. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical care/assistance because of something you have read on the parathyroid.com website or from using this app or any of the apps associated with the Norman Parathyroid Center or Calcium Science, LLC.