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Events for April 29, 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


----- 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 29, Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2016
By MaryO

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People sometimes ask me how I found out I had Cushing’s Disease.  Theoretically, it was easy.  In practice, it was very difficult. Readmore at https://cushieblog.com/2016/04/29/day-29-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/


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

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This follow-up study was conducted to determine which steroid metabolites could serve as potential indicators of Cushing's Syndrome and possible subclinical hypercortisolism in patients diagnosed with so called non-functioning adrenal incidentalomas (AIs). Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/29/metabolomic-biomarkers-in-urine-of-cushings-syndrome-patients/


----- Day 1: Blogging with the Cushies, featuring Alicia and The EPIC Foundation
By MaryO

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Have you checked out The Epic Foundation? I encourage you to doso. Cushie comrade Karen has dreamed of starting this non-profit to help Cushing's patients and others with invisible diseases. In 2017, Karen debuted EPIC.  Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/02/day-1-blogging-with-the-cushies-featuring-alicia-and-the-epic-foundation/


----- Cushing's Awareness Blogging Challenge
By MaryO

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I remember the moment I realized something wasn't right.  My mom was taking me to the mall, because none of my jeans fit me anymore.  She was talking about how she wished I would try to lose weight, because she has been overweight most of her life, and didn't want that for me.  But, I needed pants to wear to school, so I bought another size up.  I remember thinking, nothing has changed.  I didn't eat more, or less, I hadn't stopped any activities.  Maybe this was just my metabolism slowing down.  Read more at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/


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