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Events for April 15, 2017

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----- 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


----- Insulin becomes available for the general public, 1923
By MaryO

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Insulin becomes available for the general public, 1923


----- Pituitary Hormones
By MaryO

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http://www.cushings-...uitary_Hormones


----- Cushing's Glossary
By MaryO

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Getting a diagnosis and dealing with tests can be a very tryingtime. Here are some words you'll want to know. Find them at http://www.cushings-help.com/definitions.htm


----- Day 15, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016
By MaryO

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Today’s Cushing’s Awareness Challenge post is about kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). You might wonder how in the world this is related to Cushing’s. I think it is, either directly or indirectly. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/04/15/day-15-cushings-awareness-challenge-2016/


----- The Pituitary Gland: Small But Mighty
By MaryO

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Not only does the pituitary make its own hormones, but it alsotriggers hormone production in other glands. The pituitary is aided in its job by the hypothalamus. This part of the brain is situated above the pituitary, and sends messages to the gland on when to release or stimulate production of necessary hormones. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/31/the-pituitary-gland-small-but-mighty/


----- What You Should Know About Pituitary Tumors
By MaryO

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Treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy or medication. Transsphenoidal surgery is surgery performed through the nose and sphenoid sinus (located in the very back part of the nose, just beneath the base of the brain) to remove a pituitary tumor. It can be performed with an endoscope, microscope or both and is a team effort between neurosurgeons and ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology/ENT) surgeons. Radiation therapyuses high-energy x-rays to kill the tumor cells and is recommended when surgery is not an option, if the pituitary tumor remains, or if the tumorcauses symptoms that are not relieved by medicine. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/what-you-should-know-about-pituitary-tumors/


----- An Amusing Look At Hormones And The Pituitary Gland
By MaryO

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A moment in the scheming mind of Professor Pituitary and his sidekick, Dr. Hypothalamus!! And... their minions, the Hormonal Kitties! View the video at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/an-amusing-look-at-hormones-and-the-pituitary-gland/


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