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Events for May 22, 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
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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


----- National Buy a Musical Instrument Day
By MaryO

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Naturally, here at the O'Connor Music Studio, a piano, keyboard or organ is recommended but this day is for all types of instruments and is for people of all ages.  More information at https://oconnormusicstudio.com/2016/05/22/national-buy-a-musical-instrument-day/


----- Print Your Own Cushing's Brochures
By MaryO

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Robin suggested this at the Pittsburgh Cushing's Dinner. These are the ones I gave out at the dinner and send out with the awareness bracelets. I print them on special tri-fold brochure paper and that works out well. I do update these after each meeting, when I have new pictures, soif you print them out, check back now and then for the latest copy smile.gif Newest version has a Columbus, OH picture Print your own Cushing's brochures at http://www.cushings-help.com/downloads/brochure.pdf


----- Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome
By MaryO

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Pituitary Tumors, Adrenal Tumors, and Other Cushing’s Syndrome Causes Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/10/02/causes-of-cushings-syndrome/


----- Suspecting Pituitary Disorders: “What's Next?”
By MaryO

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In this '3 in 3' video, Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, BC-ADM, covers 3 types of pituitary disorders and describes useful workups for use by primary care clinicians. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/03/22/suspecting-pituitary-disorders-whats-next/


----- Steve Owens (sowens) returns to talk about support networks and agencies
By MaryO

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Steve Owens (sowens) returned on May 29, 7:30. His topic was building up support networks and using available agencies to get back to work (rehab, PT/OT, job coaches, etc)... Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/05/29/steve-owens-sowens-returns-to-talk-about-support-networks-and-agencies


----- Comment added to “Kristin T, Undiagnosed Bio”
By MaryO

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... I have every single symptom of Cushing’s, and I believe itis cyclical and has been happening for about 26 years. It will be what kills me, I fear. Of course, it will be deemed because of obesity and health issues related to it. It is frustrating that doctors just think-it’s sorare, this cannot be what’s wrong. I think it is rarely diagnosed because it us hard to get the tests to give the accurate information. I do not think they will ever diagnose me... Read more at http://wp.me/p3tb2N-r0


----- Myth: “Each Person Requires the Same Dose of Steroid in Order to Survive…
By MaryO

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Fact: In simple terms, Adrenal Insufficiency occurs when the body does not have enough cortisol in it. You see, cortisol is life sustaining and we actually do need cortisol to survive. You have probably seen the commercials about “getting rid of extra belly fat” by lowering your cortisol. These advertisements make it hard for people to actually understandthe importance of the function of cortisol.... Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/22/myth-each-person-requires-the-same-dose-of-steroid-in-order-to-survive/


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