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Events for April 02, 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


----- Help Yourself, Part 1
By MaryO

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Tips for living with Cushing's - before, during and after treatment. Please feel free to add your own tips here! Cushing’s disease may sometimes make you feel that your life is out of your control. But there are some general things you can do to help take back control. For specific tips such as Getting Medical Attention for an Adrenal Crisis or how to makean Emergency Kit, please see Helpful Hints Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Help_Yourself,_Part_1


----- Day 2, Cushing's Awareness Challenge
By MaryO

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So, these are only seven of the many, many symptoms of Cushing’s. I had those above – and I often felt like I looked like one of those little bearded dwarves. Cushing’s affects every part of the body. It’s notlike when I had kidney cancer and only the kidney was affected. Read moreat https://cushieblog.com/2016/04/02/day-2-cushings-awareness-challenge-2016/


----- Day 2: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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In 2006, I flew to Chicago, IL for a Cushing's weekend in Rockford.  Someone else drove us to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin for the day.  Toomuch travel, too Cushie, whatever, I was too tired to stay awake.  I actually had put my head down on the dining room table and fallen asleep but our hostess suggested the sofa instead.  Amazing that I traveled that whole distance – and missed the main event? Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/02/day-2-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- Add or update Your Bio
By MaryO

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The Add Your Bio form has been updated so that it no longer requires Flash. Your information will help others. I would like to add that if anyone would like to do something for the Cushing's Awareness Challenge but you don't have (or want to have) a blog, why not consider adding yourbio to the website this month? More info at http://www.cushings-help.com/forms/bio.htm


----- Testimonials Updated
By MaryO

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The latest is Grateful you got treatment & for all you do!


----- Midnight Salivary Cortisol Versus Urinary Free and Midnight Serum Cortisol as Screening Tests for Cushing's Syndrome
By MaryO

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Information about Salivary Cortisol.  The newest information isMidnight Salivary Cortisol Versus Urinary Free and Midnight Serum Cortisol as Screening Tests for Cushing's Syndrome. There is currently no optimaltest to screen for endogenous Cushing's syndrome (CS) in children. Traditional  24-hour urine or midnight serum cortisol values may be difficult toobtain or elevated by  venipuncture stress. We hypothesized that salivarycortisol measurement is a reliable way to screen for CS in children. Readmore at https://cushieblog.com/2016/10/02/midnight-salivary-cortisol-versus-urinary-free-and-midnight-serum-cortisol-as-screening-tests-for-cushings-syndrome/


----- Testimonials Updated
By MaryO

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The latest is Grateful you got treatment & for all you do!


----- Hydrocortisone Dosing for Adrenal Insufficiency
By MaryO

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No universally accepted glucocorticoid replacement dose exists for patients with adrenal insufficiency.  Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/11/04/hydrocortisone-dosing-for-adrenal-insufficiency/


----- UAE Patient’s (Pituitary) Brain Tumour Removed Through Nostrils
By MaryO

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Patient suffering from a pituitary gland tumor that threatened to cause blindness undergoes scar-less procedure. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/02/uae-patients-pituitary-brain-tumour-removed-through-nostrils/


----- Sophie M (Sophie), Pituitary Bio
By MaryO

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Sophie is from Caen, France.   She was recently diagnosed withCushing's Disease but still needs some testing done. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/02/sophie-m-sophie-pituitary-bio/


----- Cushing’s Disease Treatment Market to Witness an Outstanding Growthby 2017 – 2025
By MaryO

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Cushing’s disease treatment market revenue is growing with a stable growth rate, this is attributed to increasing number of pipeline drugs. Also increasing interest of pharmaceutical companies to develop Cushing disease drugs is a major factor contributing to the revenue growth of Cushing disease treatment market over the forecast period.  Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/03/02/cushings-disease-treatment-market-to-witness-an-outstanding-growth-by-2017-2025/


----- Another Cushie Blogger
By MaryO

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Danielle has joined the Cushings Awareness Challenge!   Read her blog at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/


----- Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 2
By MaryO

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... me, it is not about giving all the dirty details.  It's about raising awareness, providing support to others with chronic illness,so they know they are not alone.  It's about the person reading this blog, that thinks they might have Cushing's, who might get help a little sooner than they would have without reading my story.  It's for friends and family, so they know what's going on in my life, with my health, withoutme having to tell the story over and over again... Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/02/cushings-awareness-challenge-day-2/


----- Jennifer, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Jennifer (jqatar07) is from Doha, Qatar. She is not yet diagnosed with Cushing's but has many symptoms. She has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and she takes Toprol XL for heart palpitations. She will see a Cushing's Expert in Dubai UAE in November. Jennifer updated her bio after seeing an endocrinologist in Dubai UAE. Two pituitary tumors were found and the endo referred her to see Dr. Bill Ludlam. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/04/02/jennifer-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Interview: Symptoms and Diagnosis: Cushing’s Message Board Members
By MaryO

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Robin Smith (staticnrg) hosted as Cushing’s message board members called in to talk about their fight for diagnosis and treatment. Robin opened the show with a brief explanation of what Cushing’s is and what thesymptoms are. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/02/interview-symptoms-and-diagnosis-cushings-message-board-members/


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