Jump to content



Welcome to the Cushing's Help Boards

Welcome to the Cushing's Help Boards. Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Don't worry - this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup.

Be a part of the Cushing's Help Boards by signing in or creating an account.
  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Search for past information from more than 10,000 members
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Get a free blog and photo gallery
  • Customize your experience here
  • And much more...
Please join us!
Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Events for March 10, 2017

in Cushie Calendar

  • No permission to add events

----- The MAGIC Foundation’s Annual Adult Convention
By MaryO

Permalink
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

Permalink
$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

Permalink
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

Permalink
$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


----- Support Cushing's Help with iGive
By MaryO

Permalink
Get a free iGive.com account so your favorite cause can earn money every time you shop online. There're over 50,000 causes listed already and if you don't find yours you can add it on the fly. It's free and easy! http://www.igive.com/MaAlgd4 iGive.com You Shop. Your Charity Gets Money. For Free.™ iGive is a free service where shopping at any of 1700 storeslike Amazon, Travelocity, Overstock, and many more, means a donation to your favorite cause.


----- Low Oxytocin Levels Linked to Reduced Empathy
By MaryO

Permalink
“Patients who have undergone pituitary surgery, and in particular those who have acquired CDI (cranial diabetes insipidus) as a consequence, may present with lower oxytocin levels,” she continued. “This couldimpact on their emotional behavior, and in turn affect their psychological well-being. Perhaps we should be considering the introduction of oxytocin level checks in these cases.” Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/11/12/low-oxytocin-levels-linked-to-reduced-empathy/


----- Sam in the News
By MaryO

Permalink
Sam, 17, has faced limitations with serious health issues, including Cushing's, Addison’s disease and osteoporosis. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/01/10/sam-in-the-news/


----- A Letter To Patients With Chronic Disease
By MaryO

Permalink
MaryO'Note:  Dr. Rob was interviewed by Robin (staticnrg) and Mary O'Connor (MaryO) October 2, 2008 on BlogTalkRadio Cushing's Help ...Iam talking about your understanding of a fact that everyone else seems tomiss, a fact that many doctors hide from: we are normal, fallible people who happen to doctor for a job.  We are not special.  In fact, many of us are very insecure, wanting to feel the affirmation of people who get better, hearing the praise of those we help.  We want to cure disease, tosave lives, to be the helping hand, the right person in the right placeat the right time. But chronic unsolvable disease stands square in our way.  You don't get better, and it makes many of us frustrated, and it makes some of us mad at you.  We don't want to face things we can't fix because it shows our limits.  We want the miraculous, and you deny us that chance... Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/10/a-letter-to-patients-with-chronic-disease/


----- Elizabeth, Pituitary/Adrenal Bio
By MaryO

Permalink
(Golden Oldie) Elizabeth has been diagnosed with both an adrenal tumor and a pituitary tumor but she hadhttps://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/10/elizabeth-pituitaryadrenal-bio/ not yet been diagnosed with Cushing's. Read more at 


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

Permalink
I had 2 surgeries also. That was 2002 and 2003. I still struggle to loose weight... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/03/06/a-stunning-woman-reveals-the-devastating-secret-behind-her-weight-gain/


10
March 2017

Celebrating Today


(39) JennH
(44) MsVal
(35) 4u2nv_in_mtl