More on the genetics of acromegaly

From Jorge D. Faccinetti - co-founder - The Journal Pituitary published an article on the genetic background of acromegaly.  The Authors, Mônica R. Gadelha, Leandro Kasuki and Márta Korbonits provide a great...

Pseudo-acromegaly: a few comments

From the desk of Lewis S Blevins Jr. MD - cofounder.  I'm not sure this term really exists. It does, however, seem to be...

One person’s POV: The new Somavert delivery system

From J D Faccinetti, cofounder:  The endocrine team at Pfizer delivered some very smart changes to the Somavert injection delivery system, now with a...

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...

Discussing the rationale for Pegvisomant dose adjustments

PODCAST:  Listen to this engaging podcast where PWN cofounders Dr. Blevins and JD Faccinetti discuss the ins and outs of a Somavert (pegvisomant for...

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...

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...

Dan Jeffries: An insightful and hilarious patient memoir

Being Rare From Dan Jeffries, writer, author  - "It might sound a little perverse, but I feel almost lucky to have experienced two rare medical...

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...

Podcast: Somatostatin Analogues in Acromegaly

Podcasts:  In today’s podcast Dr. Lewis Blevins reviews and summarizes information on the usage of  Somatostatin Analogues in the treatment and management of acromegaly.

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