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Events for June 20, 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


----- A New Cushie added to the Cushing's World Map
By MaryO

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  Add your location and diagnosis to our Cushing's World Map. Helpful Doctor locations are being added to this map, as well See the Map at http://www.zeemaps.com/pub?group=342449&legend=1&locate=1&add=1


----- Cushing's World Map
By MaryO

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  Add your location and diagnosis to our Cushing's World Map. Helpful Doctor locations are being added to this map, as well See the Map at http://www.zeemaps.com/pub?group=342449&legend=1&locate=1&add=1


----- George Redmayne Murray was born in 1865
By MaryO

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(1865)  English physician George Redmayne Murray was born. He is credited with pioneering the treatment of endocrine diseases, which include thyroid cancer.


----- In Memory of Samantha Cohn
By MaryO

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Juilliard graduate Samantha Cohn, 34, crawled out a window inher 16th-floor apartment at West 71st Street and Broadway and jumped at 10:10 a.m. Cohn, who was wearing workout clothes, landed on the sidewalk on Broadway and nearly hit a neighbor, Matt ­Kovary. Her mother told investigators she had been diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome, police sources said. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/06/20/in-memory-of-samantha-cohn/


----- 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  


----- New Testimonial from Susan (SDSather)
By MaryO

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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
By MaryO

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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


----- 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


----- Register Now for Johns Hopkins Pituitary Day!
By MaryO

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The 9th annual Pituitary Day will take place on October 14, 2017. Patients living with pituitary disorders can hear lectures from our pituitary specialists, see movies of pituitary surgeries and hear from other patients about their experience living with pituitary disease and undergoing surgery. Read more at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/05/23/register-now-for-johns-hopkins-pituitary-day/


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June 2017

Celebrating Today


(40) hramage
(47) Jackie