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Events for June 25, 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


----- Cushing's Symptoms (Part 1)
By MaryO

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The signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome vary from person to person making Cushing's a really hard disease to diagnose. Read more at http://www.cushings-info.com/index.php?title=Symptoms


----- 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


----- Help Cushing's Help to Help You!
By MaryO

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Cushings-Help has provided information and support for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families forover 15 years. The Cushings Help family of websites and the message boards are growing fast. Each has outgrown it's web server and had to be moved to accommodate this growth. Read more at http://fnd.us/apR55?ref=sh_73Ppz4


----- Imaging Technique Measures Tumor Stiffness to Aid Surgical Planning
By MaryO

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Because tumors within the skull cannot be palpated, researchers used Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE) to assess pituitary tumor stiffness by measuring waves transmitted through the skull into pituitary macroadenomas (PMAs). MRE reliably identified tumors that were soft enough for removal with a minimally-invasive suction technique versus harder tumorsrequiring more invasive surgery. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/01/28/imaging-technique-measures-tumor-stiffness-to-aid-surgical-planning/


----- Interview with Donna Sellers, mother of a Cushing’s patient
By MaryO

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Donna Sellers, President, John’s Foundation for Cushing’s Awareness, mother of a Cushing’s patient. Listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp/2008/06/19/interview-with-donna-sellers-mother-of-a-cushings-patient


----- Cushie Memories
By MaryO

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It makes me sad just thinking about that conference.  Since that time, three of my close Cushie friends in attendance have died.  Sue, Natalie, and Diana.  Cookie had died the previous year but she had also been a force to reckon with. All died too young.  All the Cushies who have died have been too young.  I hate this disease/syndrome. Read more at http://www.maryo.co/nashville/


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June 2017

Celebrating Today


(55) Deanna
(54) LadyVenom