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Events for April 26, 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


----- Day 26, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016
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://cushieblog.com/2016/04/26/day-26-cushings-awareness-challenge-2016/


----- Addison's Disease vs Cushing's Syndrome Nursing
By MaryO

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Nursing notes and video on Addison's Disease and Cushing's Syndrome/Disease Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/05/02/addisons-disease-vs-cushings-syndrome-nursing/


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

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...gained 30 lbs in a month, just had a Ct scan where they said I have no adrenal tumors but my dhea-s is still in the 860 range.... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2016/01/23/chelsea-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Comment added to Metabolomic Biomarkers in Urine of Cushing’s Syndrome Patients
By MaryO

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...I have not been diagnosed, but I’m trying to learn all I can due to all the symptoms I have. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/29/metabolomic-biomarkers-in-urine-of-cushings-syndrome-patients/


----- Kathleen (irishlass), Pituitary Bio
By MaryO

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(Golden Oldie)  Kathleen (irishlass) is from Wisconsin.  She had a transsphenoidal pituitary resection December 5, 2007.  A recent MRI revealed a good portion of the tumor remains. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/26/kathleen-irishlass-pituitary-bio/  


----- Postoperative ACTH, cortisol levels may predict Cushing’s disease remission rate
By MaryO

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Early and midterm nonremission after transsphenoidal surgery inpeople with Cushing’s disease may be predicted by normalized early postoperative values for adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol, study data show. Read more at http://wp.me/p3t4Te-Nm


----- Matt, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Matt is from Las Vegas, NV.  He has used inhalers for about 20years and has developed several symptoms that sound like Cushing's.  His doctors all dismiss the idea that the inhalers caused his problems. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/03/22/matt-undiagnosed-bio/


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