Arthritis and acromegaly

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint...

PWN at Spain’s 2019 Endocrinology Society Congress

From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti, co-founder - The Spanish Society of Endocrinology or SEEN (Sociedad Española de Endocrinologia y Nutricion) had their...

Acromegaly awareness day is November 1

And to mark the occasion we thought it would be fun to participate in the "A Day in my Acromegaly Shoes" initiative. This is a fun...

Tulane University study aims to understand acromegaly physician/patient treatment perception gaps

A current study from Tulane University is attempting to study aspects of the management of acromegaly patients and their perceptions of treatment. The study is...

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...

From our research desk: a series of articles on subjects of interest to pituitary...

Read this series of articles on subjects of interest to pituitary patients, their families and physicians including the patient's perspective on diagnosis, rheumatic and bone...
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A picture is worth a thousand words. No translation needed!

From The French Acromegaly patient organization, Acromegales, pas seulement - This is an excellent awareness video from French acromegaly patient organization "Acromegales, pas Seulement" on the symptoms...

Podcast: Acromegaly (part 3), medical treatment

In this podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins discusses the medical management of acromegaly with the drug "pegvisomant for injection" or Somavert.  This is our third...

Insurance issues and clinical trials

From Jill Sisco, patient advocate, president of the acromegaly community and PWN contributor comes this commentary on insurance out-of-pocket charges and an update on...

Exploration, Innovation and Creativity: An intimate look at new drug development in the...

This is the first in a series of 6 podcasts on the ins and outs of drug development.  In it, we discuss the journey that...

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