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...

Acromegaly survey results

Our discussion today focuses on the results of our recent acromegaly survey.  This survey was intended for those patients who have been diagnosed with...

Aggressive Pituitary Tumors

In this podcast Dr. Blevins discusses aggressive pituitary tumors.  Learn what defines a pituitary malignancy and the differences between benign and malignant tumors.    What...

Clinical reasoning in a recent Acromegaly case

From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD  -  I recently addressed a question regarding normal oral glucose suppression test results in a patient who reportedly...

Podcast: Reporting from the 2015 Pituitary Disorders, Advances in Diagnosis and Management conference at...

Podcast: In this podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins and Jorge Faccinetti discuss the highlights of the conference held in San Francisco in late October.  The...

Acromegaly and belly fat

From J D Faccinetti, Pituitary World News co-founder  -  One of the few things that positively drives me absolutely bananas is the increased belly...

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...

How important is early diagnosis?

A recent article from the Endocrinology Department of “Escola Universitària d’Infermeria, Hospital Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain” explores health related quality...

On genetics, family and acromegaly

An acromegaly story all the way from Patagonia, Argentina From J D Faccinetti - Pituitary World News co-founder  -  Carol Mackie Passera (Passera is her...

Acromegaly (part 2)

Podcast – In part 2 of our series on Acromegaly Dr. Blevins deals with Dopamine Agonists, a class of drugs used in the treatment...

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