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Many members have worked hard to establish April 8 (Dr. Harvey Cushing's Birthday) as Cushing's Awareness Day. This area includes several threads such as: about the proclamation, itself; what you can do to promote that day; list of people to contact before the 8th; and other helpful info.
We all need a break every now and then from talking about testing, symptoms and surgery. We can use this area to post humor, funny stories, recipes, just chatter...anything that will take our minds of medical troubles and lighten our days
In Memory: Millie Niss 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.
Read more at https://goo.gl/VEsjdt
Mak is from California She has been having a really rough couple years with a multitude of symptoms. A 6mm microadenoma was found on her pituitary gland.
Read her bio at https://cushingsbios.com/2018/11/26/mak-m-pituitary-bio/
Comment added to Sahana (Sahana), Adrenal Bio
How is your daughter doing? I have an adrenal adenoma and am having a right adrenalectomy soon...