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PWN and WAPO in push to increase awareness of pituitary disease around the world

From JD Faccinetti, Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO - This year we participated in the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO 2018 – conference held recently...

World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations: April 2018 Newsletter

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) recently published their first newsletter for 2018 with a bunch of interesting pituitary organization's articles from around...

More on Opioids and Pain

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular,...

PWN technology corner: A look at Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines telehealth as the "use of electronic information...

Future Doctors – 2018

From J D Faccinetti - Cofounder.  This is a group of first-year medical students from the  UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP).  I had...

Pituitary news from around the world

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) recently published their December 2017 newsletter with news and activities from pituitary advocacy organizations from around the...

WAPO and PWN partner for pituitary disease awareness and action around the globe

From J D Faccinetti and Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., M.D. Founders -  Pituitary World News is pleased to announce is joining the many WAPO...
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More form the Canadian National Acromegaly Conference

Patient advocates and PWN panel Q & A session: Santino Santino Matrundola, Dan Jeffries and JD Faccinetti answer questions from the floor about living with...

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...

The Acromegaly Patient community gathers in Vancouver, BC for its first support group conference.

From J D Faccinetti - cofounder. In what is sure to be the first of many, Canada’s acromegaly community gathered in Vancouver for a...

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