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Presented by
Kevin C.J. Yuen, MD
Director, Barrow Pituitary Center
Director, Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic
Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, Arizona

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Date: November 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
Learning Objectives:
To discuss the anatomy of the pituitary gland
To discuss the physiology of pituitary hormone secretion
To discuss what can go wrong and how to treat pituitary disorders
Presenter Bio:
Kevin C.J. Yuen, MD, is a neuroendocrinologist and Medical Director of the Pituitary Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, specializing in the management of hypothalamic-pituitary disorders. He is double board-certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and General Medical Council in the UK.
Dr. Yuen’s expertise includes clinical and research interest in the management of pituitary and adrenal disorders, particularly adults with growth hormone deficiency, acromegaly, hypogonadism, Cushing’s disease and adrenal insufficiency. He also has a particular interest in neuroendocrine disorders in young adult cancer survivors and adults with traumatic brain injury. His research is devoted to new diagnostics and treatments of pituitary disorders.
Dr. Yuen received his medical degree from University of Sheffield, UK. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at University of Southampton, UK, clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology at University of Cambridge, UK, and clinical and research instructor at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR. Dr. Yuen is active in national and international collaborative studies, and has published extensively in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals, authored several book chapters, and is a frequent guest speaker on various topics related to pituitary disorders.

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Hermina had Cushing's Disease. She passed away November 29, 2002.

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Millie is the first Cushing’s patient that I know of to have died from complications from Swine Flu.  She was only 36.
Millie developed a confirmed case of the H1N1 virus. She spent 29 days in the ICU of Millard Suburban Hospital before dying of complications of the flu, compounded by Behcet’s Disease and Cushings Disease.
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Today is the anniversary of MaryO's pituitary surgery at NIH in 1987.  
Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2016/11/03/29-years-giving-thanks/
 

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November 4, 2015
Stacy had two pituitary surgeries, radiation and an adrenalectomy.  She died of an adrenal crisis on November 4, 2015.
Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2016/04/16/in-memory-of-stacy-ollenberger-november-4-2015/

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Erin was from Canton, Ohio and several other Cushies met her at local meetings.
She was 35 when she died.
More info at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=erin-lee-pugh-rechel&pid=176388742&

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