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Events for March 06, 2017

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----- John Desmond Bernal was born in 1901
By MaryO

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(1901) One of the UK’s most well-known and controversial scientists, John Desmond Bernal, was born. He worked and published extensivelyon many science topics, including vitamin D, vitamin B, cholesterol, and the origin of life.


----- The MAGIC Foundation’s Annual Adult Convention
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Lots of Cushies go to this meeting.  Dr. Theodore Friedman (Dr.F) will be one of the speakers. More information at http://cushings.invisionzone.com/index.php?/topic/54062-the-magic-foundation%E2%80%99s-annual-adult-convention/


----- Bravelets! 25% off the Amelia Bracelet through 7/24. Code: AMELIA25.
By MaryO

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$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For over 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. Read more at https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support


----- Invisible Illness Awareness Week
By MaryO

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This week (September 26 – October 2) is Invisible Illness Awareness Week. Invisible illness is all around us. More than likely, you knowsomeone who is battling a battle every day. Help raise awareness for invisible illnesses by starting conversations. The more you talk about it, the more awareness can take place. The more awareness that takes place, thebetter our chances of finding a cure and coming to a better understandingof the needs of patients who feel alone in their battles.


----- Bravelets Sale through 10/3
By MaryO

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$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For nearly 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is ahormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. View all the items here: https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support


----- Personal Stories - MaryO
By MaryO

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Life changed for me in 1983. At first I noticed I'd stopped having my periods and, of course, I thought I was pregnant. I went to my Gynecologist who had no explanation. Lots of women lose their periods for a variety of reasons so no one thought that this was really significant. Then I got really tired, overly tired. I would take my son to a half hour Choir rehearsal and could not stay awake for the whole time. I would lie down in the back of the van, set an alarm and sleep for the 30 minutes. Readmore at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Personal_Stories_-_MaryO


----- In Memory: Erica Michelle “GaGa” Meno
By MaryO

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Erica was a fellow Cushing’s Disease survivor. She had been through pituitary surgery, radiation, and a BLA in an effort to receive hercure. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/03/11/in-memory-erica-michelle-gaga-meno/


----- Print Your Own Cushing's Brochures
By MaryO

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Robin suggested this at the Pittsburgh Cushing's Dinner. These are the ones I gave out at the dinner and send out with the awareness bracelets. I print them on special tri-fold brochure paper and that works out well. I do update these after each meeting, when I have new pictures, soif you print them out, check back now and then for the latest copy smile.gif Newest version has a Columbus, OH picture Print your own Cushing's brochures at http://www.cushings-help.com/downloads/brochure.pdf


----- Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome
By MaryO

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Pituitary Tumors, Adrenal Tumors, and Other Cushing’s Syndrome Causes Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/10/02/causes-of-cushings-syndrome/


----- 8 Things You Should Know About Addison's Disease
By MaryO

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Addison's disease refers to an autoimmune disorder in which your body attacks and destroys your adrenal glands.  Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/06/8-things-you-should-know-about-addisons-disease/


----- Some Lifestyle Tips for Cushing’s Syndrome
By MaryO

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There are some ideas in the post below and some at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Help_Yourself,_Part_1 (and also parts 2 and 3!) Do you have any other helpful tips for the New Year? Read more at http://wp.me/p3t4Te-Ma


----- Some Lifestyle Tips for Cushing’s Syndrome
By MaryO

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There are some ideas in the post below and some at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Help_Yourself,_Part_1 (and also parts 2 and 3!) Do you have any other helpful tips for the New Year? Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/02/some-lifestyle-tips-for-cushings-syndrome/


----- Register for Managing Menopause Matters Webinar
By MaryO

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Learn from Wen Shen, M.D., director of the Menopause Consultation Clinic, about menopause symptoms and the latest treatment options. Read more at https://maryomedical.com/2017/02/25/managing-menopause-matters/


----- Kathleen (ForegoneLegacy), Pituitary Bio
By MaryO

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(Golden Oldie)  Kathleen (ForegoneLegacy) is from Chambersburg, PA. She had two pituitary tumors removed 8/22/08 and she's still not feeling any better. Over the last 10 years she has been Cushing's, Lyme, lupus, endometriosis, sinus tachycardia, fibromyalgia, arthritis and asthma. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/06/kathleen-foregonelegacy-pituitary-bio/


----- New Testimonial from Jayne
By MaryO

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I am hoping that a solution can be found to keep this website open. It has so much knowledge for so many undiagnosed cushies and holds too many memories for me. No where else can I look to find 'In Memory' for all the cushie friends I've met and known for so many years... You have touched so many thousands of peoples lives with this site. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/testimonial/jayne/


----- A Stunning Woman Reveals The Devastating Secret Behind Her Weight Gain
By MaryO

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Vicki P first noticed she was gaining weight back in October 2015.  She has had two pituitary surgeries since then. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/03/06/a-stunning-woman-reveals-the-devastating-secret-behind-her-weight-gain/


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March 2017

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