From the BBC World Service a segment on acromegaly: and a PWN request for...

From J D Faccinetti, cofounder – Last week the BBC World Service radio network broadcasted a story about an acromegaly patients’ diagnosis experience.  I found it...

Acromegaly 101: patient perspective

From the Pacific Neuroscience Institute, Sharmyn McGraw sends us this article in which she asked leaders of various pituitary organizations, including Pituitary World News, their...

Podcast: Dr. Blevins discusses the drug Pasireotide

PODCAST:  In this podcast, Dr. Blevins gives us an overview of the drug Pasireotide for Cushing's.     Photo by: JD Faccinetti (close up at the California...

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...

Making a difference

Today we begin a new series of feature articles that highlight the tireless work that people do to help others.  Here are three amazing...

Know your IGF-I

Today we are starting a campaign to make sure all our readers diagnosed and living with acromegaly know their IGF-I levels.  Make sure you...

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...

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