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Events for April 25, 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


----- A New Cushie added to the Cushing's World Map
By MaryO

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  Add your location and diagnosis to our Cushing's World Map. Helpful Doctor locations are being added to this map, as well See the Map at http://www.zeemaps.com/pub?group=342449&legend=1&locate=1&add=1


----- Cushing's World Map
By MaryO

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  Add your location and diagnosis to our Cushing's World Map. Helpful Doctor locations are being added to this map, as well See the Map at http://www.zeemaps.com/pub?group=342449&legend=1&locate=1&add=1


----- Cushing's Symptoms (Part 1)
By MaryO

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The signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome vary from person to person making Cushing's a really hard disease to diagnose. Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Symptoms


----- Day 25, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016
By MaryO

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Saturday, 4/23/16 really was one of the best days I’ve had in a long time. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2016/04/25/


----- Help Cushing's Help to Help You!
By MaryO

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Cushings-Help has provided information and support for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families forover 15 years. The Cushings Help family of websites and the message boards are growing fast. Each has outgrown it's web server and had to be moved to accommodate this growth. Read more at http://fnd.us/apR55?ref=sh_73Ppz4


----- Recruitment for Cushing's Syndrome Clinical Study
By MaryO

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This trial is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug for the treatment of Cushing's Syndrome. Under the supervision of qualified physicians, cortisol levels and symptoms of Cushing’sSyndrome will be closely followed along with any signs of side effects. Learn more at http://curec.lk/1X0J6kT  


----- Imaging Technique Measures Tumor Stiffness to Aid Surgical Planning
By MaryO

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Because tumors within the skull cannot be palpated, researchers used Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE) to assess pituitary tumor stiffness by measuring waves transmitted through the skull into pituitary macroadenomas (PMAs). MRE reliably identified tumors that were soft enough for removal with a minimally-invasive suction technique versus harder tumorsrequiring more invasive surgery. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/28/imaging-technique-measures-tumor-stiffness-to-aid-surgical-planning/


----- Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 4
By MaryO

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I have often said, I wish I had cancer instead.  Most people would not understand this sentiment, why in the world would you wish for such a horrible disease?     It is another common thread tying people with chronic illness together. If my disease was cancer, everyone would know what it was.  I wouldn't be questioned by my boss when I called in sick.  My friends and family would be more supportive.  My doctors wouldn't question my symptoms.   Maybe my life would be easier.   Read more at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/2017/04/cushings-awareness-challenge-day-4.html


----- Cushing’s is RARE”, “No one has Cushing’s!
By MaryO

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Myth: “Cushing’s is RARE”, “No one has Cushing’s!”, “It is literally impossible for you to have Cushing’s Disease!”   Fact... Read moreat https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/04/cushings-is-rare-no-one-has-cushings/


----- Day 25: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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So often during the diagnosis phase of Cushing's I felt like this picture – I was walking alone to an unknown place with an unknown future. My diagnosis was pre-Internet which meant that any information had to be gotten from libraries, bookstores, magazines…or doctors. In 1983 to 1986 I knew something was terribly wrong but there was no backup from doctors, family or friends. My first hope was from a magazine... Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/25/day-25-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- Interview with Donna Sellers, mother of a Cushing’s patient
By MaryO

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Donna Sellers, President, John’s Foundation for Cushing’s Awareness, mother of a Cushing’s patient. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/06/19/interview-with-donna-sellers-mother-of-a-cushings-patient


----- Cushing's Awareness Challenge - Day 25
By MaryO

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Did you know that dogs and horses get Cushing's too?  Horses and dogs have similar symptoms to humans, like muscle weakness in their legs, and central obesity.  Horses' hair gets curly too! Read more at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/2017/04/cushings-awareness-challenge-day-25.html


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