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Events for April 30, 2017

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----- John Desmond Bernal was born in 1901
By MaryO

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(1901) One of the UK’s most well-known and controversial scientists, John Desmond Bernal, was born. He worked and published extensivelyon many science topics, including vitamin D, vitamin B, cholesterol, and the origin of life.


----- 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


----- Cushing's Symptoms (Part 2)
By MaryO

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Myth: 'All Cushing's patients have the exact same symptoms and the level of illness is the same for everyone. If you do not have ALL of the classic symptoms of Cushing's, then you must NOT have Cushing's Syndrome/Disease!' Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Symptoms,_Part_2


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

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Today is the final day of the Cushing’s Awareness Challenge andI wanted to leave you with this word of advice… Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2016/04/30/day-30-cushings-awareness-challenge-2016/


----- Day 30: Cushing’s Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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Today is the final day of the Cushing’s Awareness Challenge andI wanted to leave you with this word of advice… Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/30/day-30-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


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

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...I may have Cushing’s, but have not finished testing yet. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/28/imaging-technique-measures-tumor-stiffness-to-aid-surgical-planning/


----- Postsurgical treatment often necessary in persistent, recurrent Cushing’s disease
By MaryO

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Nearly half of adults with Cushing’s disease that persists or recurs after surgical treatment require second and sometimes third therapeutic interventions, including pituitary surgical reintervention, radiotherapy, pharmacotherapy or bilateral adrenalectomy, study data from Mexicoshow. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/03/30/postsurgical-treatment-often-necessary-in-persistent-recurrent-cushings-disease/


----- New Testimonial from Becca
By MaryO

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thanks for blazing the path for cushing's patients. It never goes unnoticed how many people you have helped. From https://cushieblogger.com/testimonial/becca/


----- Robin (staticnrg) and Mary O’Connor (MaryO) Discuss Spreading the Word about Cushing’s
By MaryO

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Part 1. Robin and MaryO discussed the role of blogs in helping to spread the word about Cushing’s. They also discussed popular doctor blogs and other topics of interest to Cushing’s Patients. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/08/21/tentative-interview-with-joselle   Part 2.  Robin and MaryO discuss the role of blogs in helping to spread the word about Cushing’s. They also discuss popular doctor blogs and other topics of interest to Cushing’s Patients, friends and family. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/09/25/robin-staticnrg-and-mary-oconnor-maryo-discuss-spreading-the-word-about-cushings-part-2


----- Cushing's Awareness Challenge - DAY 30!
By MaryO

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Today is the last day of this Cushing's Awareness Challenge.  Iwant to reflect back on the month, finish up any stories I didn't finishyet (I know there's at least one), and share a few of the favorite postsfrom the month in case you didn't see them.  Read more at http://www.lifewithcushings.com/2017/04/cushings-awareness-challenge-day-30.html


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