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.
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
Adventures with Human Growth Hormone: Travelling (Flying)
...I had the gel pack from the iCool frozen solid and put that in a small Rubbermaid lunch bag with 2 thin ice packs, 1 on top and 1 on the bottom. If you don't want to read all the way to the end, this system kept the growth hormone cold for the 20 hours going and returning but the 2 thin blocks had completely thawed. The inner iCool was mostly frozen and the growth hormone was still cool....
Read more at https://maryomedical.com/2017/10/15/adventures-with-human-growth-hormone-travelling-flying/
Myth: “All Cushing’s patients have the exact same symptoms...
Fact: Everyone does NOT have the exact same symptoms. Not all Cushing’s patients are exactly the same. This is one mistake that non experts tend to make in terms of categorizing patients by whether they meet the exact same classic symptoms or not...
Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/20/myth-all-cushings-patients-have-the-exact-same-symptoms/