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Events for April 23, 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


----- 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


----- Day 23, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016
By MaryO

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Cushie Crusader, that’s me…and many others.  I think we all have an opportunity to be Cushie Crusaders every time we tell others about our illness, share our story on or offline, post about our struggles – and triumphs – on the message boards, write blog posts in this Cushing’s Awareness Challenge… Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2016/04/23/


----- Day 23: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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In 1986 I was finally diagnosed with Cushing's after strugglingwith doctors and trying to get them to test for about 5 years. I was going to go into the NIH (National Institutes of Health) in Bethesda, MD for final testing and then-experimental pituitary surgery. I was terrified andsure that I wouldn’t survive the surgery... Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/23/day-23-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- Comment added to Kali, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Have you tried a ND? Naturopathic doctor. Mine did some alternative tests and treated the syndrome as a whole instead of what my medical doctor did... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2016/07/07/kali-undiagnosed-bio/


----- 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/


----- Interview with Heather S, Pituitary Cushing’s Survivor
By MaryO

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Heather, pituitary surgery on January 18, 2006 after years ofmedical problems, June 5, 7:30PM  Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/06/05/interview-with-heather-s-pituitary-cushings-survivor


----- Health Care Expenditure Burden High in Adrenal Insufficiency
By MaryO

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Patients with adrenal insufficiency may accrue substantial health care costs and have more hospital stays and outpatient visits compared with healthy controls, according to findings published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/04/23/health-care-expenditure-burden-high-in-adrenal-insufficiency/


----- Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 23
By MaryO

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Being a caretaker is hard work.  Especially when you are takingcare of someone with a chronic illness.  I have experienced being on bothends, as the person being taken care of, and the caretaker. Read more at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/2017/04/cushings-awareness-challenge-day-23.html


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