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Events for June 18, 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


----- In Memory: Diana Crosley
By MaryO

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Diana Lynn Alexander Crosley, age 58, of Sidney, passed awaypeacefully on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10:10 p.m. at her residencesurrounded by her loving family.  Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/06/18/in-memory-diana-crosley-2/


----- Add or update Your Bio
By MaryO

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The Add Your Bio form has been updated so that it no longer requires Flash. Your information will help others. I would like to add that if anyone would like to do something for the Cushing's Awareness Challenge but you don't have (or want to have) a blog, why not consider adding yourbio to the website this month? More info at http://www.cushings-help.com/forms/bio.htm


----- Stay Safe - Adrenal Crisis!
By MaryO

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If left untreated, adrenal insufficiency can cause serious illness or death. But by working with their doctors and nurses, patients canlearn how to manage this condition.   Learn more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Adrenal_Crisis!


----- Adrenal Insufficiency: Primary and Secondary
By MaryO

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Adrenal insufficiency is a condition that develops when most ofthe adrenal gland is not functioning normally. Primary adrenal insufficiency arises due to the damage of the glands or because of using drugs that halt synthesis of cortisol. On the other hand, secondary adrenal insufficiency stems from processes that inhibit the secretion of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by the hypophysis as a result of a hypothalamic or pituitary pathology. The former is sometimes also referred to as tertiary adrenal insufficiency. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/11/20/adrenal-insufficiency-primary-and-secondary/


----- Bilateral testicular tumors resulting in recurrent Cushing’s syndrome after bilateral adrenalectomy
By MaryO

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Recurrence of hypercortisolism in patients after bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing’s disease is extremely rare. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/21/bilateral-testicular-tumors-resulting-in-recurrent-cushings-syndrome-after-bilateral-adrenalectomy/


----- Mandy, Undiagnosed Bio
By MaryO

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(Golden Oldie) Mandy is from Southend on Sea, England.  She had several diagnoses and had seen a vast array of medical personnel.  She was diagnosed with PCOS but not yet with Cushing's. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/02/18/mandy-undiagnosed-bio/


----- A New Newspaper Article on Jordy
By MaryO

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Mr Cernik suffers from ultra-rare Cushing's syndrome which causes high levels of the hormone Cortisol - a steroid that regulates the metabolism and immune system. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/04/18/a-new-newspaper-article-on-jordy/


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

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...The fatigue is a nightmare I don’t even think the word fatigue does what happens justice. My fatigue ( I call it Zombie status) has been assisted with helping out my adrenal glands, because I know at the very least I have an issue due to testing... Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/04/03/rachel-undiagnosed-bio/


----- Myth: “Men1 and Men2 are the only genetic causes of Cushing’s”
By MaryO

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This is a Myth. More current research has explored multiple etiologies of Cushing’s. It was once thought that heredity had no influence on the development of Cushing’s Syndrome/Disease and our knowledge was oncelimited in this sense. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/04/18/myth-men1-and-men2-are-the-only-genetic-causes-of-cushings/


----- Interview with Monica, pituitary survivor
By MaryO

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Listen as Monica (Monicaroni) talks about the challenges she’s faced maintaining her music career while in testing and treatment. Monica was diagnosed with Cyclical Cushing’s. She had pituitary surgery 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. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/05/02/interview-with-monica-pituitary-survivor


----- Danielle, Undiagnosed (Cyclical Cushing's)
By MaryO

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Danielle is from Toronto, Canada. She has been having Cushing's symptoms since May-Aug 2013 when she was 17-18.  A T3 MRI of her pituitary showed an enlargement of the right side of her pituitary gland. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/05/18/danielle-undiagnosed-cyclical-cushings/


----- Interview with Sheryl (sherylr)
By MaryO

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Sheryl had adrenal surgery (BLA) in 1974. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2017/05/21/sheryl-adrenal-patient/


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June 2017

Celebrating Today


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(39) edroege
(47) Lisa-A
(82) gumdrop
(65) Judi
(59) Mickey
(29) JuJuBee
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