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Medical comments from Dr Lewis Blevins MD. Director Center for Pituitary Disorders at University California San Francisco

Follow ups: Why are they so critical?

Two cases where patients’ lack of follow-up leads to complications that likely could have been avoided.


Interesting inquiries prompted by the questions patients leave in their health portals.

A pituitary patient’s experience with COVID-19

A compelling, detailed account of a pituitary patient's experience with COVID-19 everyone should listen.  As the virus takes hold in what is undoubtedly the...

Telemedicine and COVID-19, insights from our survey

Not surprisingly, COVID-19 appears to have significantly impacted pituitary patients' access to healthcare.  Our brief survey elicited information from respondents on their experiences and...

The unrecognized caveats of pituitary conditions

From Lewis S Blevins, Jr., M.D. - Today on Dr. Blevins' Corner: An elderly man underwent removal of the thyroid gland many years ago due...

The things to take into consideration in interpreting pituitary lab results

In this eye-opening podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins takes an in-depth look at the science of interpreting pituitary lab results and shares some of the...

A discussion on telemedicine and pituitary disease

Important changes in telehealth visit regulations provide an excellent opportunity for patients to receive consultations from highly experienced specialists in pituitary disease. Read on! On...

The effects of COVID-19 on pituitary patients’ usage and access to healthcare

From J D Faccinetti and Lewis S Blevins, M.D. cofounders - Our focus today is on the effects of COVID-19 on pituitary patients' access...

A tale of two patients: the biology of different pituitary tumors

Two patients with residual pituitary tumors and their unpredictable differences.

Telemedicine: adapting to change

Telemedicine, how practices have adapted, views on pros and cons, and how things may change in the future.


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