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Events for May 20, 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/


----- New Testimonial from Susan (SDSather)
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You have provided an invaluable service to many, many people with Cushing's and other Cushing's-like diseases and syndromes... ...You have been a pioneer in this field and you created an avenue for people to find information, when it was often withheld by the medical profession as proprietary. Thank you so much for all you have done. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/testimonial/susan-sdsather/


----- Comment added to “Kathleen (ForegoneLegacy), Pituitary Bio”
By MaryO

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thank you so much for sharing your journey through your surgery! How are you feeling now? Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/06/kathleen-foregonelegacy-pituitary-bio/


----- Myth: “All Cushing’s patients have the exact same symptoms...
By MaryO

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Fact: Everyone does NOT have the exact same symptoms. Not all Cushing’s patients are exactly the same. This is one mistake that non experts tend to make in terms of categorizing patients by whether they meet theexact same classic symptoms or not...  Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/20/myth-all-cushings-patients-have-the-exact-same-symptoms/


----- Interview with Jackie (samsmom) & Jordan
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Jackie (samsmom) & Jordan: Cushing’s in young people, the fight to diagnose, the amazing gift of a GOOD endocrinologist. Jackie has appeared on Discovery Health discussing her fight for a cure for her younger daughter, as well. Later, the gene responsible for Sam’s illness was found. Her father carried the gene as did her two sisters. Jordan, Jackie’s oldest daughter, has recently had her adrenals removed. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/05/15/interview-with-jackie-samsmon-jordan


----- 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


----- Interview with Steve Owens, adrenal patient
By MaryO

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Steve was diagnosed with HyperBeta Adrenergic Syndrome in August, 2005. Doctors thought he might have a pheochromocytoma, now they’re checking for ACC cancer. Steve also has a newspaper article written about him. Steve’s daughter may also have Cushing’s.    Read more at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/04/10/interview-with-steve-owens


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