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Events for April 03, 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


----- Day 3, Cushing's Awareness Challenge
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://cushieblog.com/2016/04/03/day-3-cushings-awareness-challenge-2016/


----- Day 3, Cushing's Awareness Challenge
By MaryO

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Give yourself, your condition, or your health focus a mascot.Is it a real person? Fictional? Mythical being? Describe them. Bonus points if you provide a visual! Read more at  https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/03/day-3-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- 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


----- 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


----- 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/


----- New Testimonial from Crystal
By MaryO

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Thank you Mary O'Conner for your compassion and dedicated personal time for this site. I'm certain you have helped a large number of people. I am blessed to have discovered your site. Thank you for listening andresponding to all inquiries.  From the Cushing's Help message boards at http://cushings.invisionzone.com/index.php?/topic/54166-the-heyday-of-these-boards-is-clearly-over/


----- Rachel, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Rachel is from Elgin, Illinois.  She is not yet diagnosed but has many symptoms.  Her symptoms lead her to believe that  she has Cushing’s Syndrome, Adrenal Fatigue, or Pheochromocytoma, or maybe a mixture of all 3. She has had these symptoms for around 16 years, Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/04/03/rachel-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Bimonthly Growth Hormone Injections to Replace Daily Injections?
By MaryO

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At the Annual ENDO 2017 meeting in Orlando, FL, Moore et al provided an update on somavaratan, the long acting recombinant human growth hormone being investigated for children and adults with growth hormone deficiency.   Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/04/03/bimonthly-growth-hormone-injections-to-replace-daily-injections/


----- Interview with Judy, mom to 2 Cushing’s Patients, and her daughter Jess
By MaryO

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Interview with Judy, the mother of two Cushing’s patients, and her daughter, Jess, a high school student with Cushing’s. Robin (staticnrg) hosted. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/03/interview-with-judy-mom-to-2-cushings-patients-and-her-daughter-jess/


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