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Kims Bio

In case you didnt see my bio on the main Cushings page I decided to place it here:   March 2009   I was diagnosed in 1995 with hypothyroidism, after the birth of my son vie C section. This was my third Cesarean section. I knew I was gaining too much weight during pregnancy but no one would listen to me. I've had hypo for fourteen years now, with ongoing difficulties and no weight loss.   I became suspicious when I couldn't get my thyroid disease under control and started moon facing. In 2

LilDickens

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Sickness before surgery

Ask your endos office if he/she has a standard letter that you can present if you need to go to the ER or call an ambulance. I have one from my endo though it is designed for how to recognize and treat me for an AI event.   Your endo should be willing to call in some RX's for you while you wait for surgery, whether they are hydro/cortef or something for anxiety like xanax which will reduce your cortisol levels. Have you talked with your doc about this?   If nothing else, you should have a pl

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Functioning and non functioning Tumors- Acromegaly

DrJHO's site has a good write up on Tumors   http://drjho.com/pituitary_surgery.htm   I am keeping this as a reminder of Acromegaly- a functioning tumor   "Benign pituitary adenomas can be divided into nonfunctioning tumors and functioning tumors depending on the capability of tumor cells to produce hormones. Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas do not produce active hormones by themselves. Nonfunctioning tumors mechanically compress surrounding structures such as normal pituitary gland an

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Update, Update, Update ..... New Year 2011

Dx- Cushings / Acromegaly /Jan 28th, 2010 DrJHO- Pituitary Surgery- morn cort - 8.0   Other Dx:Hypothyroidism, Hashimotas, Diabetic Insipidus-DI, Low GH, Pre-Diabetic, Osteopina,Atherosclerosis-aortic calcification, Basiler Atelectasis   LABS- Pre Op: 4/09 6+ midnight saliva's - within normal range UFC- 57.9, 55............ .......(range > 50)   9/09 UFC -.37,37,49, 48, 63 ....( 10-34) Free Cort/Creat Rat. 46 (9-32) 5.3 (1.6-3.6) IGF-1-234 (88-249), 342 (87-238) MRI- no

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