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Events for June 15, 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


----- The first human blood transfusion, 1667
By MaryO

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The first human blood transfusion wass administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.


----- 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  


----- Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism
By MaryO

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The Endocrine Society today (10/13/16) issued a Clinical Practice Guideline that recommends treating insufficient hormone levels in individuals with hypopituitarism by replacing hormones at levels as close to the body's natural patterns as possible. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/10/15/endocrine-society-issues-new-guidelines-on-hypopituitarism/


----- Cushing's Syndrome mutant PKAL205R exhibits altered substrate specificity
By MaryO

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Through these results, we suggest that substrate rewiring may contribute to Cushing's Syndrome disease etiology, and introduce a powerful new paradigm for investigating mutation-induced kinase substrate rewiring in human disease. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/15/cushings-syndrome-mutant-pkal205r-exhibits-altered-substrate-specificity/


----- What You Should Know About Pituitary Tumors
By MaryO

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Treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy or medication. Transsphenoidal surgery is surgery performed through the nose and sphenoid sinus (located in the very back part of the nose, just beneath the base of the brain) to remove a pituitary tumor. It can be performed with an endoscope, microscope or both and is a team effort between neurosurgeons and ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology/ENT) surgeons. Radiation therapyuses high-energy x-rays to kill the tumor cells and is recommended when surgery is not an option, if the pituitary tumor remains, or if the tumorcauses symptoms that are not relieved by medicine. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/what-you-should-know-about-pituitary-tumors/


----- An Amusing Look At Hormones And The Pituitary Gland
By MaryO

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A moment in the scheming mind of Professor Pituitary and his sidekick, Dr. Hypothalamus!! And... their minions, the Hormonal Kitties! View the video at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/an-amusing-look-at-hormones-and-the-pituitary-gland/


----- Comment added to Jennifer, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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I have cushings and i live not too far from you... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/04/02/jennifer-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Comment added to Erin T, Pituitary Bio
By MaryO

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I’m sorry to hear you are still struggling. I have wondered when I would ever feel good again. I had surgery January 2017 they said I’m in remission I’m trying to slowly go off my medicine and let my pituitary to wake up... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2016/03/18/erin-t-pituitary-bio/


----- Victoria (Victoria), Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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Victoria is from Texas and just finished her first year of college.  She has many Cushing's symptoms and is awaiting results of blood andurine testing. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/05/15/victoria-victoria-undiagnosed-bio/


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