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Events for May 09, 2017

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


----- William Moulton Marston was born, 1893
By MaryO

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American psychologist, lawyer, inventor and comic book writerWilliam Moulton Marston was born. Along with creating the character Wonder Woman, he is also remembered for creating the systolic blood pressure test.


----- 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


----- Help Yourself, Part 2
By MaryO

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From Tips from LindaP Things I've learned and wanted to share By LindaP, with a little help from other Cushing's Message Board members. This is a continuing list, if you want to share. I have learned so much on this Cushing's journey, much of it from all of you and this site. I wanted to share those learnings, in the event that it helps anyone else. Obviously - my own opinions here! My best wishes to everyone on their Cushing's journey. Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Help_Yourself,_Part_2


----- In Memory: Melinda Smith
By MaryO

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Sadly, we lost another Cushing’s patient on Friday, May 9, 2014.  Melinda was a member of the Cushing’s Help message boards since Jun 24,  2007. She was only 25 and left behind a young son and many loving family members. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/05/09/in-memory-of-melinda-smith-1988-2014/


----- 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  


----- Hair Test for Cushing Syndrome?
By MaryO

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'As a potential solution to the limitations of these tests, hair cortisol has been increasingly studied as an additional means to diagnose patients with Cushing Syndrome. Much like hemoglobin A1C is a longitudinal marker of blood glucose levels, hair cortisol can be a measure of thebody's glucocorticoid levels over the previous several weeks to months.' Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/09/hair-test-for-cushing-syndrome/


----- JenS discussed Bilateral Adrenalectomy (BLA)
By MaryO

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Jen had Pituitary surgery by Dr. Shahinian 4/28/04, removed ACTH secreting corticotroph hyperplasia and prolactinoma. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/09/jens-discussed-bilateral-adrenalectomy-bla/


----- Basal Cortisol Elevated in Patients with ACTH-Staining Pituitary Macroadenoma
By MaryO

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We hypothesized that patients with subclinical Cushing's disease or silent ACTH-secreting tumors would have a higher delta cortisol on the ACTH stimulation tests vs. other types of macroadenoma pathologies Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/05/09/basal-cortisol-elevated-in-patients-with-acth-staining-pituitary-macroadenoma/


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