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Events for May 13, 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
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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


----- 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/


----- Low Cortisol or an Adrenal Crisis
By MaryO

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Some are very sick and believe it can be treated at home, others are low on cortisol and believe they urgently need Emergency Departmenttreatments.  It can be very hard to tell the difference at times. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/02/low-cortisol-or-an-adrenal-crisis-learning-the-difference/


----- April (April), undiagnosed bio (PCOS)
By MaryO

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(Golden Oldie)  April (April) is from Jacksonville, Florida. She is not yet diagnosed with Cushing's but has a PCOS diagnosis. Read moreat https://cushingsbios.com/2017/03/13/april-april-undiagnosed-bio-pcos/


----- Interview with Monica and Crystal, Pituitary Buddies
By MaryO

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Monica was diagnosed with Cyclical Cushing’s. She had pituitarysurgery in November 2006. An 8mm encapsulated pituitary tumor was removed. Since there was no post-op crash, she also had a BLA in December 2006. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/13/interview-with-monica-and-crystal-pituitary-buddies/


----- South Korea fines Novartis $49M over kickbacks, suspends insurancepayment
By MaryO

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South Korea said on Thursday it has fined Swiss drugmaker Novartis 55.1 billion won ($48.80 million) for offering doctors kickbacks to recommend the company's drugs, and also suspended insurance coverage for some of its drugs. Read more at https://www.mdlinx.com/pulmonology/top-medical-news/article/2017/04/28/7151773?utm_source=in-house&utm_medium=message&utm_campaign=todays-news-ap-april17-pulm


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May 2017

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