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Many members have worked hard to establish April 8 (Dr. Harvey Cushing's Birthday) as Cushing's Awareness Day. This area includes several threads such as: about the proclamation, itself; what you can do to promote that day; list of people to contact before the 8th; and other helpful info.
We all need a break every now and then from talking about testing, symptoms and surgery. We can use this area to post humor, funny stories, recipes, just chatter...anything that will take our minds of medical troubles and lighten our days
Brian is from Pendleton, IN He had thyroid surgery in October 2015 and a second in December 2015. He also has had pituitary surgery. In July 2018 blood tests confirmed his Cushing's is back.
Read his bio at https://cushingsbios.com/2018/12/15/brian-r-mens-bio/
Transsphenoidal surgery remains the mainstay therapy for CD in pediatric patients as well as adults. It is an effective treatment option with low rate of complications. Both endoscopic and microscopic approaches provide safe access to sella and satisfactory surgical results.
Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2018/12/13/neurosurgical-treatment-of-cushing-disease-in-pediatric-patients-case-series-and-review-of-literature/
Myth: “It is MY fault that I got Cushing’s. I did something wrong that caused me to be sick!
Fact: This is a very controversial topic because we don’t like to talk about it. However, many people struggle with this myth.
Read more at https://goo.gl/SPthiu