Acromegaly (part 1)

Podcast – This is part one of an upcoming series of podcasts by Dr. Blevins on Acromegaly exclusively produced for Pituitary Word News.   From the...

What do you do if faced with this scenario?

From the desk of J D Faccinetti, co-founder PWN  -  You’re sitting at an airport.  Suddenly someone sits next to you.  You look.  Then...

From the European Society of Endocrinology: a pituitary update

The European Society of Endocrinology recently published a pituitary update with several interesting presentations. Of particular note, for those of you interested in the genetics...

Computers, facial recognition, acromegaly and early diagnosis.

From J D Faccinetti - Pituitary World News Co-founder  -  Technology could have a profound effect in the way acromegaly is diagnosed and hopefully...

Acromegaly: A discussion on medical management and drug combination therapies.

From J D Faccinetti - cofounder -  Recent news coverage from the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting features comments from Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE, professor...

We want Congress to know more about Acromegaly: Join our effort!

An effort is under way to enable Acromegaly patients and doctors to make congress more aware of the needs of patients suffering from this...

How do somatostatin analogs work?

From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. MD  -  Somatostatin analogs are a class of drugs that are chemically modified forms of native somatostatin.   They are...

Pituitary tumors and heredity

Some pituitary tumors occur as a result of heritable conditions. Dr. Korbonits and her group have remarkably advanced our understanding of the genetics of...

Don’t miss it! Straight Talk Acromegaly Facebook Live Panel Discussion – October 26, 2016,...

Don't miss Radio personality, acromegaly patient, and co-host of the popular Miami Elvis Duran and the Morning Show,  Froggy's live panel discussion for acromegaly patients...

Drugs used in the medical treatment of Acromegaly

In this podcats Dr Blevins discussed the drugs used to treat Acromegaly. Among other things, he discusses his perspectives for the proper selection of...

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