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Announcements

Announcements of chats and other important board or website information.

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Upcoming Speakers in VoiceChat

Listen live or to past archives at BlogTalkRadio or through iTunes Podcasts

To call in to any show, the number is (646) 200-0162

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Introduce Yourself

Newcomers and lurkers, please POST HERE FIRST to introduce yourself here and tell us a little about yourself. We're so sorry that you have to be here, but glad that you found us! Welcome Aboard!

Please post only introductions and responses here.

This isn't the place to start other topics. Any new topics after you've introduced yourself will be moved to another area to keep this one free for Introductions Only

Click Here to Add Your Own Bio. Read Other Bios

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Questions about how these boards work?


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  2. Blogs ,
  3. Chatroom ,
  4. Fonts, colors, bold, italics ,
  5. Practice Pages ,
  6. Timezones ,
  7. Everything Else ,

How to use these boards
Using this forum is very simple. Select a topic and enter your comments--that's all there is to it! Other users will read your remarks and post their replies and offer suggestions and encouragement.

We do not dispense medical advice here or endorse any specific doctors or medical institutions. We also do not endorse the views and opinions expressed on this forum.

Before considering any treatment that affects your health, consult your doctor or qualified medical personnel.

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Suggestion Box

Ideas for a new board? Something you'd like to see on the website? How can we make your Cushing's experience a little easier?

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Meetings, events and information


  1. National Conferences ,
  2. General Meeting Info ,
  3. Cruising Cushies ,
  4. Australian Meetings ,
  5. Canadian Meetings ,
  6. UK Meetings ,
  7. Alabama / Tennessee Meetings ,
  8. Arizona Meetings ,
  9. California Meetings ,
  10. The Carolinas Meetings ,
  11. DC Metro Area Meetings ,
  12. Florida Meetings ,
  13. Georgia Meetings ,
  14. Michigan Meetings ,
  15. Midwest Meetings ,
  16. New England / New York Meetings ,
  17. Ohio Meetings ,
  18. Oklahoma Meetings ,
  19. Oregon / Washington Meetings ,
  20. Pennsylvania Meetings ,
  21. Texas Meetings ,
  22. Wisconsin Meetings ,
  23. Meetings in Other Areas ,

Want to meet someone near you? Travelling to another area and want to meet another Cushie? This is the place to set up meetings, or join in Please click here to view the current different meeting areas before posting new topics. All the meeting areas are listed here: Meeting Areas


Click here to view National and Local Meetings

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Fundraising Ideas

Help support Cushings Help Organization, Inc.

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Cushing's Awareness Day, April 8

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.

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Spread the Word

• Get your Senator involved in Cushing's Awareness Day.

• Help spread the word about Cushing's Disease and what a terrible disease this is. Have you talked about Cushing's in the media? MEDIA: Many of our members have been featured in the media. Read the articles here

This site in the cover story of Forbes Magazine, Best of the Web Issue

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Marathons

Run or walk for Cushing's!

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Cushing's Clothes Closet

Have clothes that are too big or small for you?  Need another size?  Switch your multi-sized clothes here.

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Cushing's Library

Good books about Cushing's. Also, If you want to lend, borrow or share Cushing's or other books, this is the place to do it.
Click here for: Helpful Books

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Cushing's Store

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Resources


  1. Be Your Best ,
  2. Current NIH Clinical Trials ,
  3. Helpful Books ,
  4. Info For Travellers ,
  5. Myths and Facts ,
  6. News Items and Research ,
  7. Robin's "Flake" ,
  8. Video ,

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Types of Cushing's


  1. Adrenal / Conn's / Cushing's Syndrome ,
  2. Cyclical (Episodic, Intermittent) Cushing's ,
  3. Ectopic and Food-Dependant Cushing's Syndrome ,
  4. Pituitary / Cushing's Disease ,
  5. Pseudo Cushing's / Carney Complex ,
  6. Steroid-induced Cushing's Syndrome ,
  7. Parents, Spouses, Children and Friends of Patients ,
  8. Pregnancy and Cushing's Cherubs ,
  9. Cushing's in Young People ,

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Symptoms


  1. Body, muscles and Skin ,
  2. Bones, joints and calcium ,
  3. Depression, Mood Swings, Panic Attacks, Psychological, Sadness ,
  4. Drug Side Effects ,
  5. Eyes, ears, noses, sinus, throat ,
  6. Hair Problems ,
  7. Headaches ,
  8. Heart and blood ,
  9. The Hump ,
  10. General pain and weakness ,
  11. Men Only ,
  12. Sleep and Fatigue Problems ,
  13. Unmentionables ,
  14. Weight Issues ,
  15. Women Only ,
  16. Miscellaneous / Multiple Symptoms ,

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Tests


  1. Blood tests ,
  2. CSS, CT, IPSS, IVP, MRI, NP-59 scan, OctreoScan, PSS, Sonogram, UltraSound ,
  3. Drugs, meds, coffee...and alcohol ,
  4. Salivary Tests ,
  5. Urine ,
  6. Miscellaneous / Multiple Tests ,

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Treatments


  1. Addison's ,
  2. Adrenal BLA (Bilateral Adrenal) ,
  3. Cortisol Withdrawal / Adrenal Insufficiency ,
  4. Post-op Adrenal ,
  5. Pituitary Surgery ,
  6. Growth hormone ,
  7. Radiation ,
  8. Post-op Pituitary ,
  9. Other Surgeries ,
  10. Post-op ,
  11. Recurrences ,
  12. Post-OP Over 2 years? Still not really well? ,

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Other Diseases


  1. Acromegaly ,
  2. Cancer ,
  3. Diabetes ,
  4. Lung Tumors ,
  5. Nelson's Syndrome ,
  6. PCOS ,
  7. Pheochromocytoma ,
  8. Prolactinoma ,
  9. Thyroid Problems ,
  10. Other Endocrine Diseases ,
  11. Other Diseases ,

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Good News / Attitude of Gratitude

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Inspirational / Motivational

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Quotes and Affirmations

This was suggested by buchlais as a way to find all the quotes from signatures in one easy place as well as a way to share other favorites.

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Lighten Up!

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

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Word Games

Some of you will remember the first word game on the boards. We used to play this about 3 or 4 years ago but the original thread was lost in one of the moves.

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Miscellaneous Chit Chat

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Current Events

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Cushie Commerce


  1. Products You Make Yourself ,
  2. Commercial Products You Sell ,
  3. Products or Services You Need ,

Please read the rules before posting here. This board is only for active board members and is carefully monitored. NO MLM

MLM's, affiliate sites, get paid to surf links, "free iPods", etc. do not belong here. Such posts will be deleted without warning or further information.

Independent representatives, distributors, or resellers of multi-level marketing (MLM) systems or pyramids cannot list here.

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Internet Classes

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Recipes

Suggested by Sue for low-fat, low-calorie recipes. Enjoy!

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