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Events for March 27, 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
By MaryO

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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


----- Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was born.in 1845
By MaryO

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(1845) German and Dutch mechanical engineer and physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was born. He won the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 for producing electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays.


----- 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


----- Diagnostic Testing for Cushing's
By MaryO

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Diagnosis is based on a review of the patient's medical history, physical examination and laboratory tests. Often x-ray exams of the adrenal or pituitary glands are useful for locating tumors. These tests help to determine if excess levels of cortisol are present and why. No single lab test is perfect, and usually, several are needed. The three most common tests used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome are the 24-hour urinary free cortisol test, the measurement of midnight plasma cortisol or late-night salivary cortisol, and the low-dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST). Another test, the dexamethasone-corticotropin-releasing hormone (dexamethasone-CRH) test, may be needed to distinguish Cushing's syndrome from other causes of excess cortisol. Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Diagnostic_Testing


----- 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/


----- 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/


----- Annette S (Annette), Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Annette is from Chattanooga, TN, She has many Cushing's symptoms but is not yet diagnosed.  She was diagnosed as insulin resistant and as of recent was told she is not insulin resistant. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/01/30/annette-s-annette-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Meme's Brother-in-law, Steroid-Induced Bio
By MaryO

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Meme's brother-in-law has had a lifetime of prednisone use due to chronic asthma. He has steroid induced (Iatrogenic) Cushing's. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/27/memes-brother-steroid-induced-bio/


----- Cushing's Awareness - Something *You* Can Do
By MaryO

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Thank you for being willing to participate in giving a voice toCushing’s Disease in recognition of April 8th - Cushing’s Awareness Day! Read more at http://cushings-help.com/news.htm


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